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packing case

noun [C] uk   UK ( US packing crate) us  
a large, strong box for transporting things: I don't think we've got enough packing cases for all the equipment.
Translations of “packing case”
in Chinese (Traditional) (大而結實的)包裝箱,裝貨箱:…
in Chinese (Simplified) (大而结实的)包装箱,装货箱:…
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