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noun [countable] pack pronunciation in British English /pæk/
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  1. 1
    a set of things such as products wrapped or tied together
    Envelopes are cheaper if you buy them in packs of 100.
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  2. 2
    a set of cards used for playing card games
    pack of: Do you have a pack of cards?
  3. 5
    the main group of people following behind the leader or leaders in a race or competition
    With 16 laps to go, Mansell was leading the pack.
  4. 6
    showing disapproval a group of people who do something together. This word shows that you dislike these people
    What a pack of rogues they are!



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