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Definitions of readiness:

part of speech: noun

Quickness; freedom from reluctance; promptitude; willingness; fitness of condition; being in a state of preparation; to make ready, to prepare; to put in order.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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