[ pak-uh-jing ]
/ ˈpæk ə dʒɪŋ /
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an act or instance of packing or forming packages: At the end of the production line is a machine for packaging.
the package in which merchandise is sold or displayed: Attractive packaging can help sell a product.



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Origin of packaging

First recorded in 1870–75; package + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for packaging

/ (ˈpækɪdʒɪŋ) /


  1. the box or wrapping in which a product is offered for sale
  2. the design of such a box or wrapping, esp with reference to its ability to attract customers
the presentation of a person, product, television programme, etc, to the public in a way designed to build up a favourable image
the work of a packager
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