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noun [uncountable]     packing pronunciation in British English
  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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