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packing

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpækɪŋ/
COMMERCE, TRANSPORT the activity of wrapping goods or putting them into containers to be sold or sent somewhere: The company provides packing and despatching services. They are getting the items ready for packing. The price is inclusive of postage and packing.
the material used to wrap or hold goods for selling or sending somewhere: Visit our online store to buy cardboard packing and home removal boxes .
send sb packing UK informal to tell someone to go away because you are angry with them: I'd pay her her wages and send her packing tomorrow, but I know she'd try and take us to court. to do better than your competitors: They are in a position to send the competition packing.
(Definition of packing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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