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French translation of 'parcel'

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[ˈpɑːʳsəl ]
1.  (package) colis m see also parcel shelf
2.  [of land] parcelle f
to be part and parcel of sth faire partie intégrante de qch
transitive verb
Phrasal verbs
parcel out, parcel up

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Example Sentences Including 'parcel'

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In return they carried letters and fetched parcels.
Jane Brown My Darling Heriott: Henrietta Luxborough, Poetic Gardener and Irrepressible Exile (2006)
But that's part and parcel of the dynamic baking scene.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
More than 2,000 employees of the parcels delivery group are expected to lose their jobs tomorrow after the dramatic failure of the company.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This little mucky parcel wrapped up in old clingfilm didn't fit in at all.
Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)
Delicious food parcels delivered on our doorstep by friends and neighbours.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Fold the excess salmon over the top to make a parcel.
The Sun (2011)
Fold the pastry over the fillet as though wrapping a parcel and press the edges to seal.
The Sun (2016)
Fold up foil to make a loose parcel.
The Sun (2012)
Picture the issue you're fretting about as a package or parcel.
The Sun (2010)
Sit both haddock fillets on the foil, season with pepper, then wrap into a parcel.
The Sun (2014)
The chilling makes the chicken parcels easier to handle.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This recipe makes eight small parcels or four large ones.
The Sun (2015)
We did our bit too with a massive cake and some presents for pass the parcel.
The Sun (2012)
It's part and parcel of the job.
The Sun (2017)
These controversies are part and parcel of the operatic drama that football has become.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Excluding the US giant, the volume of parcels it delivered through big accounts was up five per cent.
The Sun (2016)
His family spend 60 a week sending him food parcels.
The Sun (2016)
His friend showed me one parcel of land he had for sale.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It says that up to 95% of parcels are delivered first time.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It will now try to deliver parcels weighing up to 5lb in 30 minutes.
The Sun (2016)
She had to take food parcels from nuns to avoid starving, she said.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She said that people in rural areas looked at her team as if they'were from outer space' when they delivered the first food parcels last summer.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The main impact will be on parcels and packages.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They are paid by the number of parcels they deliver rather than by the hour.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Thousands of food parcels and hygiene kits were also lost in the blaze.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Three small parcels were discovered in a cupboard at a city centre language school.
The Sun (2008)
We live in a democracy where political satire is part and parcel of our democracy.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Who packaged up dodgy loans into elegant parcels and passed them around the world?
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
One reason to purchase a large parcel is to minimize objections from neighbors.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'parcel' in Other Languages

British English: parcel /ˈpɑːsl/ NOUN
A parcel is something wrapped in paper, usually so that it can be sent to someone by post.
He had a large brown paper parcel under his left arm.
  • American English: package
  • Arabic: طَرْدٌ علبة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pacote
  • Chinese: 小包
  • Croatian: pošiljka
  • Czech: balík poštovní
  • Danish: pakke
  • Dutch: pakje
  • European Spanish: paquete grande
  • Finnish: paketti
  • French: colis
  • German: Paket
  • Greek: δέμα
  • Italian: pacco
  • Japanese: 小包
  • Korean: 소포
  • Norwegian: pakke
  • Polish: paczka
  • European Portuguese: pacote
  • Romanian: colet
  • Russian: посылка
  • Spanish: paquete
  • Swedish: paket
  • Thai: พัสดุ
  • Turkish: paket
  • Ukrainian: пакунок
  • Vietnamese: gói
British English: parcel NOUN
A parcel is something wrapped in paper, usually so that it can be sent to someone by post.
...parcels of food and clothing.


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