pack noun Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "pack" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

pack

noun [C]
 
 
/pæk/
COMMERCE a container in which things are put to be kept, sold, or sent somewhere, or the contents of a container: a pack of cigarettes Keep the goods in the pack if you might want to return them to the store.
a collection of objects, documents, etc. that are made available as a set : pack of 6/12/20, etc. These items are usually sold in packs of ten. Information packs are available at the front desk. You can download the application pack from our website.
-pack used with a word that describes an amount to show that a collection of objects are being sold together: a six-pack of beer a multipack of pet food These bulbs are sold as a twin-pack only.
the pack a way of referring to the people, companies, etc. that are not the leaders in a particular area of business: The end of a downturn is an excellent opportunity for companies to pull ahead of the pack.
→  See also blister pack , bubble pack , display pack , four-pack , gift pack , multipack , six-pack
(Definition of pack noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of pack?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pack” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
meme

an idea, image, video, etc. that is spread very quickly on the internet

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More