package

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pack + -age (act of packaging) or from cognate Dutch pakkage.

Noun[edit]

package (plural packages)

  1. Something which is packed, a parcel, a box, an envelope.
  2. Something which consists of various components, such as a piece of computer software.
    Did you test the software package to ensure completeness?
  3. The art of packing something.
  4. Something resembling a package.
  5. A package holiday.
  6. A football formation. IE; the "dime" defensive package.
  7. (computing) A piece of software which has been prepared in such a way so that it can be installed with a package manager.
  8. (euphemistic) The male genitalia.

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Verb[edit]

package (third-person singular simple present packages, present participle packaging, simple past and past participle packaged)

  1. To pack or bundle something.
  2. To travel on a package holiday.

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