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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypack away
he/she/itpacks away
present participlepacking away
past tensepacked away
past participlepacked away
  1. 1
    to put something back into the container where it is stored, after you have finished using it

    We packed away the picnic things and started up the engine.

  2. 2
    informal to eat a large quantity of food

    She can really pack it away.

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