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(packages, packaging, packaged)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
1.
A package is a small parcel.
I tore open the package.
...a package addressed to Miss Claire Montgomery.
N-COUNT
2.
A package is a small container in which a quantity of something is sold. Packages are either small boxes made of thin cardboard, or bags or envelopes made of paper or plastic. (mainly AM; in BRIT, usually use packet
)
...a package of doughnuts...
It is listed among the ingredients on the package.
N-COUNT
3.
A package is a set of proposals that are made by a government or organization and which must be accepted or rejected as a group.
The government has announced a package of measures to help the British film industry...
N-COUNT
4.
When a product is packaged, it is put into containers to be sold.
The beans are then ground and packaged for sale as ground coffee...
Packaged foods have to show a list of ingredients.
VERB: usu passive, be V-ed, V-ed
5.
If something is packaged in a particular way, it is presented or advertised in that way in order to make it seem attractive or interesting.
A city has to be packaged properly to be attractive to tourists.
...entertainment packaged as information.
VERB: usu passive, be V-ed, be V-ed as n
6.
A package tour, or in British English a package holiday, is a holiday arranged by a travel company in which your travel and your accommodation are booked for you.
N-COUNT: usu N n



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