package

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noun
1 (esp. AmE) something wrapped in paper, etc. ⇨ See also ↑parcel
ADJECTIVE
big, bulky, compact, neat, small
wrapped
plastic (AmE)
cigarette (AmE) (usually cigarette pack in AmE, cigarette packet in BrE), food
suspect (BrE), suspicious

Police destroyed the suspicious package in a controlled explosion.

VERB + PACKAGE
open, unwrap, wrap
mail (AmE), post (BrE), send
deliver
receive, sign for
PACKAGE + VERB
contain
arrive
PREPOSITION
in a/the package

I sent the books in one big package.

package of

a package of cookies/meat (AmE)

2 set of proposals
ADJECTIVE
basic
complete, comprehensive, entire, full, integrated, overall, total, whole
attractive, excellent, generous
reform
benefits, compensation, financial, incentive, pay, remuneration

a comprehensive benefits package

retirement, travel, vacation
redundancy (BrE), severance
aid, assistance, rescue
training
VERB + PACKAGE
offer, produce, provide, put together

The IMF has put together a rescue package for the country's faltering economy.

accept, approve
reject
PACKAGE + VERB
consist of sth, contain sth, include sth
be aimed at sth

a jobs package aimed at helping the unemployed

PACKAGE + NOUN
holiday (BrE), tour
deal
PREPOSITION
in a/the package

the measures included in the package

under a/the package

Under the reform package, spending on health will increase.

package of

a package of measures to assist industry

PHRASES
part of a package

The pay freeze forms part of a package of budget cuts.

3 computer software
ADJECTIVE
software
integrated

an integrated business software package

application, desktop-publishing, drawing, graphics, word-processing
accounting, business
VERB + PACKAGE
download, install
use
develop
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verb
Package is used with these nouns as the object: ↑product

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • package — [ paka(d)ʒ; pakɛdʒ ] n. m. • 1968; mot angl. (XVIe), de to pack « emballer » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Inform. Ensemble cohérent de programmes et de documentations commercialisables (⇒ progiciel). 2 ♦ Public. Ensemble des prestations, faisant partie d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • package — The figurative meaning ‘a set of proposals or arrangements considered as a whole’, common in combinations such as package deal and package holiday, was a 20c development first in AmE and more recently in BrE: • The mass audience…is…merely given… …   Modern English usage

  • package — [pak′ij] n. 1. Obs. the act or process of packing 2. a wrapped or boxed thing or group of things; parcel 3. a container, wrapping, etc., esp. one in which a commodity is packed for sale ☆ 4. a number of items, plans, etc. offered or proposed as… …   English World dictionary

  • Package — (engl. Paket) bezeichnet: in der Elektronik die Ummantelung eines integrierten Schaltkreises (z. B. Mikrochip) inklusive der Anschlussstellen (Leads und Pins), siehe Chipgehäuse im Kontext von Betriebssystem Distributionen ein Programmpaket… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Package — Pack age (p[a^]k [asl]j; 48), n. 1. Act or process of packing. [1913 Webster] 2. A bundle made up for transportation; a packet; a bale; a parcel; as, a package of goods. [1913 Webster] 3. A charge made for packing goods. [1913 Webster] 4. A duty… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • package — / pækidʒ/, it. / pɛk:ɛdʒ/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) pack impaccare, imballare ], usato in ital. al masch., invar. (inform.) [insieme di programmi per calcolatori elettronici] ▶◀ [➨ pacchetto (2)] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • package — /ingl. ˈpækɪdʒ/ [vc. ingl., propr. «pacco, imballaggio», da pack «pacco»] s. m. inv. (elab.) pacchetto, insieme di programmi …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • package — n packet, *bundle, bunch, bale, parcel, pack …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • package — A group of addressed pieces assembled and secured together to make up a basic unit of bulk mail for processing purposes. (Also see bundle.) …   Glossary of postal terms

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