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English definition of “packet”

packet

noun [C] (CONTAINER)    /ˈpæk.ɪt/ mainly UK
B1 a small paper or cardboard container in which a number of small objects are sold: a packet of cereal/biscuits/crisps/peanuts a packet of chewing gum/cigarettes How many seeds are there in a packet? → Compare parcelWrapping, packing and loading
(Definition of packet noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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