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Definition of Readiness

Readiness

  1. The state or quality of being ready; preparation; promptness; aptitude; willingness.

Readiness Quotations

I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages, and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in case they notice any movement of these people against us.
Samuel de Champlain

Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
G. M. Trevelyan

At one time, you could sit on the Rue de la Paix in Paris or at the Habima Theater in Tel Aviv or in Medina and you could see a person come in, black, white, it didn't matter. You said, 'That's an American' because there's a readiness to smile and to talk to people.
Maya Angelou

That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves.
Chester W. Nimitz
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Readiness Translations

readiness in French is promptitude, savoir faire
readiness in German is Bereitschaft, Bereitschaft
readiness in Spanish is agilidad
readiness in Swedish is villighet
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