package - definition

Create account
Where to search:
Thesaurus


Dictionaries » Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary 4th edition » P »

package - definition



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
(Non-alphabetical character)


package


(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



Permanent link to this page: http://www.diclib.com/cgi-bin/d1.cgi?l=en&base=collinscobuild&page=showid&id=24496


Learn foreign languages chatting with us!

  • Mel, 24
    Cuba, Habana
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Mel
  • Danica
    Serbia, Belgrade
    Native language: Serbian
    Foreign language: English, Spanish, Portuguese
    Danica
  • yordi, 19
    Ecuador, Guayaquil
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    yordi
  • daniela, 20
    Peru, Lima
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    daniela
  • Jeremy, 35
    Guatemala, Guatemala City
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    I was born in Guatemala city, I have eight years of having learned the English language I go to the gym every day in the mornings I enjoy teaching English
    Jeremy
  • klara, 46
    Kazakhstan, Astana
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    klara
  • Francisco Guevara, 59
    Mexico, Mexico
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    I like to write, to play guitar and the keyboard, to sing... to live happy. I like to chat with all kind of people about everything. I like to exchange points of view about everything. What about you?
    Francisco ...
  • gustavo, 18
    Colombia, Quibdo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    gustavo
  • carolina, 23
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    carolina
  • Svetlana, 35
    Ukraine, Харьков
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    Svetlana
  • Milandrys callaars, 17
    Venezuela, Edo. Nueva Esparta
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Dutch
    Milandrys ...
  • karl, 30
    Colombia, Pasto
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    karl
  • baudilio miguel lino, 48
    Nicaragua, Siuna
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    baudilio m...
  • pappa, 27
    Cuba, Santa Clara
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Portuguese, English, Spanish
    hola people, soy fans a charly garcia, amo la dolce vitta y espero que mi mama me encuentre en este sitio hoy, hola mami, dejame un mensaje, xoxoox
    pappa
  • yve, 46
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    yve
  • кошечка, 18
    Russian Federation, Moscow
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: Ukrainian
    кошечка
  • Gladymel, 24
    Venezuela, Maracay
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Gladymel
  • Pascacio Jose, 19
    Panama, Santiago
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: French
    Pascacio J...
  • Fulton Olarte B, 59
    Ecuador, Guayaquil
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Fulton Ola...
  • Маргарита, 16
    Belarus, Гомель
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: Russian
    Маргарита