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package

noun [C]  us   /ˈpæk·ɪdʒ/
a box or container in which something is put, esp. to be sent or sold, or a group of objects wrapped together: a package of frozen spinach She went to the post office to mail a package. a five-night ski package A package is also a group of objects, plans, or arrangements that are related and offered as a unit: a retirement package

package

verb [T]  us   /ˈpæk·ɪdʒ/
to put something in a box or container, or to wrap things together, esp. to be sold: The book and CD are packaged together. To package someone or something is also to represent it in a way to make it seem attractive: You have an idea, but how do you package it?
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