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parcel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɑːsəl/
UK (also package) an object or collection of objects wrapped in paper, especially so that it can be sent by post: There were several parcels waiting for her in the post room.
FINANCE a collection of things, for example investments, that are sold and bought together: The parcel of shares is worth between €2,000 and €3,000.
PROPERTY, MEASURES a unit representing an area of land that is made up of smaller parts, usually acres: A 100-acre parcel in Texas was one of five sites selected for development.
(Definition of parcel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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