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What is a good adjective for something that is ready for use, in the sense that it was prepared in advance (besides "ready" or "prepared")?

Example usage: "This (adjective) document is immediately available for your use" or "This file is already ready because it's (adjective)".

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I think your suggestions are appropriate when reworded: "This prepared document is ready for [your] use." "This ready-to-use file." Perhaps you could find a suitable synonym for a specific type of use? – crw Feb 13 '14 at 14:53

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Readied, Primed, or Armed, depending on your context.

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A bit more informally: "good to go", perhaps?

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How about the word 'readymade' ? It isn't a verbatim fit. But can be used in quite the same sense.

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I guess 'All Set' can be used.

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My suggestion would be operational.

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Consider the past participle form prepped. The verb prep means

to make (someone or something) ready for something

Also consider the phrase on deck

ready for duty

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"pre-processed" or "primed" might fit.

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I would suggest "ripe". But it won't fit in your example say "The file is ripe for analysis". It doesn't sound good. Does it?

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"all ready" would fit also.

ready in every particular; wholly equipped or prepared.

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Bespoke, but that is a little too U.K.-ish. On the other hand, the Internet is bringing the word across the pond. Also, custom document.

You also have:

This form document is ready for your use.

You don't even have to use document, the word "precedent" comprehends it.

This precedent is ready for your use.

The latter two examples are often seen in legal practice.

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