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English definition of “pack up (sth)”

pack up (sth)

UK informal
verb uk phrasal verb with pack   /pæk/ us  
to stop working or doing another regular activity: She packed up her job, and went off to Australia. [+ -ing verb] It's time you packed up smoking.Causing something to endComing to an end
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