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noun [countable]     pack pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    a set of cards used for playing card games
    pack of:

    Do you have a pack of cards?

  2. 4
    a group of wild animals that live and hunt together, especially wolves
    1. a.
      a group of hounds (=dogs) that are trained to hunt together
  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!

  5. 7
    a group of children belonging to the Cub Scouts or the Brownies
  6. 10
    a thick mass of cloth that you press on a cut to stop the blood
  7. 11
    mainly American a box of cigarettes
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