› COMMERCE a container in which things are put to be kept, sold, or sent somewhere, or the contents of a container: a pack of cigarettes Keep the goods in the pack if you might want to return them to the store.
› a collection of objects, documents, etc. that are made available as a set : pack of 6/12/20, etc. These items are usually sold in packs of ten. Information packs are available at the front desk. You can download the application pack from our website.
-pack › used with a word that describes an amount to show that a collection of objects are being sold together: a six-pack of beer a multipack of pet food These bulbs are sold as a twin-pack only.
the pack › a way of referring to the people, companies, etc. that are not the leaders in a particular area of business: The end of a downturn is an excellent opportunity for companies to pull ahead of the pack. → See also blister pack, bubble pack, display pack, four-pack, gift pack, multipack, six-pack