packaging Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “packaging” in the English Dictionary

"packaging" in Business English

See all translations

packagingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ/
COMMERCE material used for wrapping or covering goods to protect them: the challenge of recycling plastic packaging Unwanted items should be returned in their original packaging.
COMMERCE the process of putting products into containers so that they can be sold or sent somewhere: The price includes packaging and transport.
(also product packaging) COMMERCE the process of putting together information, products, or services to be sold as a set: We specialize in the packaging of services, with the aim of selling more to each individual customer. Newspapers are finding that flexible content packaging is essential in a globalized market.
MARKETING the process of showing or describing something or someone in a way that makes it or them seem more attractive: Her success as a media personality is simply the result of clever packaging. They objected to the packaging of cost-cutting measures as "structural improvements".
(Definition of packaging from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “packaging”
in Arabic تَعبِئة, تَغليف…
in Korean 포장재…
in Portuguese embalagem…
in Catalan embalatge…
in Japanese 包装紙, 梱包材料…
in Chinese (Simplified) 包装材料…
in Turkish ambalaj, paketleme…
in Russian упаковка, контейнер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 包裝材料…
in Italian packaging, prodotti per imballaggio…
in Polish opakowanie, opakowania…
What is the pronunciation of packaging?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“packaging” in Business English

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

droid

a robot (= a machine controlled by computer) that is made to look like a human

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More