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“packing” in British English

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packingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpæk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈpæk.ɪŋ/

(Definition of “packing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“packing” in American English

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packingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈpæk·ɪŋ/

the act of putting things in containers for travel or storage:

We still have a lot of packing to do before our trip.

(Definition of “packing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“packing” in Business English

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packingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpækɪŋ/ us

COMMERCE, TRANSPORT the activity of wrapping goods or putting them into containers to be sold or sent somewhere:

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)