package NOUN 1) an object or group of objects wrapped in paper or packed in a box. 2) N. Amer. a packet. 3) (also package deal) a set of proposals or terms offered or agreed as a whole. 4) informal a package holiday. 5) Computing a collection of related programs or subroutines.
VERB 1) put into a box or wrapping. 2) present in a favourable way. 3) combine (various products) for sale as one unit. 4) commission and produce (an illustrated book) to sell as a complete product to publishers.
DERIVATIVES packaged adjective packager noun.

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