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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpackagepack‧age1 /ˈpækɪdʒ/ ●●● S2 W2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 parcel.jpg DTOGETHERsomething wrapped in paper, packed in a box, and then sent by mail or delivered syn parcel British English 🔊 There’s a package here for a Miami Lakes address.2 American EnglishBB the paper or plastic container that food or other goods are sold in syn packet British Englishpackage of 🔊 a package of meat3 BTOGETHERa set of ideas or services that are suggested or offered all together as a grouppackage of measures/proposals/incentives etc 🔊 The government has announced a package of measures to assist affected areas.aid/financial/benefits etc package 🔊 Many banks are offering financial packages for students.4 a set of related programs sold together for use on a computersoftware/word-processing/graphics etc package
Examples from the Corpus
packageAbout 7,000 alumni will pay Northwestern $ 1,565 each for a package of air-fare and game tickets.The mailman left a package for you at our house.The A-CONFORMOLINES package is terminated by the code 99999 in columns 1-5.Warning - product package is not approved A product has been updated to reference an unapproved issue of the product package.a new software packageJuno Online Services provides free e-mail access to the Internet through their own special software package.It acts merely as an easily identified and meaningful reference to the version of the package which is to be issued.The cooking instructions are on the package.It also indicated that a referendum might well be held on the package prior to its submission to the provinces.He can advise us on the best brochure layouts, promotional photography, video or slide presentation - the whole package.package ofa package of frozen spinachaid/financial/benefits etc packageA benefits package is a very marketable advantage, one that Trope hopes will give them the edge over other independent labels.A suitable relocation compensation and benefits package also needs to be provided.The importance of the position is reflected in the salary and benefits package offered which includes a company vehicle.Other team members ask Vickie to find out if any decision has been made on the change in the company benefits package.An example of this type of report can be taken from the administration of our employee benefits package.The new program comes as students are finalizing their financial aid packages for the upcoming school year.But the aid package will not control drugs-because the policy fails to recognize the roots of the conflict.The only criticism is the time taken to put the financial package together before work could begin.software/word-processing/graphics etc packageCan it read text files from a word processor and pictures from a graphics package?Most of us are conversant with modems, microchips, and software packages.Business-oriented spreadsheet applications can be set up to solve these problems, and special-purpose capital budgeting software packages are readily available.Computer software packages and simulations offer another possible approach.The facilities for e-mail, file transfers and newsgroup messages are the equal of most Internet software packages on the market.Similarly, desktop publishing packages can take text from a whole range of word processors, graphics packages and other sources.I had previously attended several workshops and had been introduced to several software packages.Useful appendices provide information on the various software packages and how to use them, and some helpful troubleshooting guides.