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English definition of “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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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