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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade, Industry, Food
packagingpack‧ag‧ing /ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 BBTthe container or material that a product is sold in plastic packaging2 TIDFthe process of wrapping something for sale the date of packaging3 PGIMPRESSa way of making something seem attractive and interesting to people the packaging of the company image
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packagingSome retailers use distinctive packaging for their own brands, eg one supermarket chain packaged everything in bright yellow.Cloud One has introduced a new concept in unit dose packaging.The tour of the plant follows the almonds from storage to final packaging.Most of the food we buy has at least one layer of plastic incorporated in its packaging.The rustling of packaging caused him to sigh and ask the computer to turn up the sound.More than 30% of the cost of our food goes on packaging.Retain all the original packaging. 4.All come in their original packaging and supported by their original manufacturer.TBS's packaging of its programs has been a key factor in its success.Many people feel that packaging creates a disproportionate amount of litter.I am writing to complain about manufacturers who use unnecessary packaging.
From Longman Business Dictionarypackagingpack‧ag‧ing /ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]1TRANSPORTmaterial, boxes etc, used for wrapping goods to protect them, for example because they are being taken somewhere SYN PACKINGrecyclable plastic foam packaging2the process of wrapping or packing goods so they are ready to be sent somewhere SYN PACKINGthe world leader in food packaging and distributionThe company has 15% of the $5 billion packaging business.3COMMERCE the process of putting together products, information, or other services and offering them for sale togetherthe packaging by cable companies of telephone and television services4MARKETING a way of presenting a plan, proposal etc so that it is more likely to be acceptedthe imaginative packaging of this unpopular tax
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