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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpæk.ɪdʒ/

package noun [C] (PAPER OBJECT)

B2 (UK also parcel) an object or set of objects wrapped in paper, usually in order to be sent by post: The courier has just delivered a package for you. The package was wrapped in plain brown paper. US (UK packet) a small paper or plastic container in which a number of small objects are sold: a package of cookies
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package noun [C] (OFFERED TOGETHER)

B2 a related group of things when they are offered together as a single unit: The computer comes with a software package. The aid package for the earthquake-hit area will include emergency food and medical supplies. the pay and other rewards that a company manager receives: He will receive a compensation package worth $15 million over three years. a total pay package valued at $59.5 million

package noun [C] (BODY PART)

offensive (UK also packet) a man's sex organs

package

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈpæk.ɪdʒ/
to put goods into boxes or containers to be sold: These organic olives are packaged in recycled glass containers. to sell several things together as a single product: The program comes packaged with some games. to show someone or something in an attractive way so that people will like or buy them: As a young film star, she was packaged as a sex symbol.
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