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noun [uncountable] packing pronunciation in British English /ˈpækɪŋ/
  1. the activity of putting your possessions into bags, cases, or boxes so that you can take or send them somewhere

    We’re leaving for Rome this evening and I haven’t done my packing yet.

    1. a.
      the activity of putting goods into containers so that they can be sent somewhere and sold

      the meat packing industry

      a packing company/plant



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