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read•y-made



Pronunciation: (red'ē-mād'), [key]
adj.
1. made in advance for sale to any purchaser, rather than to order: a ready-made coat.
2. made for immediate use.
3. unoriginal; conventional.

n.
1. readymade.
2. something that is ready-made, as a garment or a piece of furniture or equipment.

read•y•made



Pronunciation: (red'ē-mād'), [key]
n.
an everyday manufactured object, as a bottle rack, a snow shovel, a urinal, or a comb, that may by the creative act of selection and designation by an artist attain status as a work of art: associated almost exclusively with the aesthetic activities of Marcel Duchamp during the period 1915 to 1917. Also,ready-made.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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