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(packets)
1.
A packet is a small container in which a quantity of something is sold. Packets are either small boxes made of thin cardboard, or bags or envelopes made of paper or plastic. (mainly BRIT)
Cook the rice according to instructions on the packet.
...a cigarette packet.
= pack
N-COUNT
A packet of something is an amount of it contained in a packet. (in AM, usually use pack
, package
)
He had smoked half a packet of cigarettes...
= pack
N-COUNT: usu N of n
2.
A packet is a small flat parcel. (mainly BRIT)
...a packet of photographs.
N-COUNT
3.
You can refer to a lot of money as a packet. (BRIT INFORMAL; in AM, use bundle
)
It'll cost you a packet...
= fortune
N-SING: a N
4.
see also pay packet
, wage packet



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