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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.
Translations of “parcel”
in Arabic طَرْد…
in Korean 소포…
in Malaysian bungkusan…
in French colis…
in Turkish paket, koli…
in Italian pacco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寄, 包裹,郵包…
in Russian посылка…
in Polish paczka…
in Vietnamese bưu kiện…
in Spanish paquete…
in Portuguese pacote…
in Thai พัสดุ…
in German das Päckchen…
in Catalan paquet…
in Japanese 小包…
in Indonesian bungkusan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 寄, 包裹,邮包…
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