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noun [countable] package pronunciation in American English /ˈpækɪdʒ/
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  1. 1
    an object or set of objects wrapped in a box or in paper and sent or given to someone

    A Federal Express package arrived for you this morning.

    a package full of Christmas presents

  2. 2
    American a box, bag, or plastic wrapping containing food that has been weighed ready to be sold, or the food that this contains. The British word is packet
    package of:

    an 8oz. package of cream cheese

  3. 3
    a set of proposals or measures for dealing with something

    a package designed to stabilize the economy in South Korea

    rescue/aid package:

    a financial aid package for students

  4. 4
    American a vacation that includes various things such as a hotel room and transportation in the price. The British word is package holiday

    a weekender ski package in Lake Tahoe for $131

  5. 5
    a set of different pieces of computer software that are sold together as one unit

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