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Definition of 'parcel'

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Fold the pastry over the fillet as though wrapping a parcel and press the edges to seal. The Sun (2016)The main impact will be on parcels and packages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She had to take food parcels from nuns to avoid starving, she said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's part and parcel of the job. The Sun (2017)His family spend 60 a week sending him food parcels. The Sun (2016)But that's part and parcel of the dynamic baking scene. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It will now try to deliver parcels weighing up to 5lb in 30 minutes. The Sun (2016)Excluding the US giant, the volume of parcels it delivered through big accounts was up five per cent. The Sun (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)His friend showed me one parcel of land he had for sale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thousands of food parcels and hygiene kits were also lost in the blaze. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The chilling makes the chicken parcels easier to handle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are paid by the number of parcels they deliver rather than by the hour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This recipe makes eight small parcels or four large ones. The Sun (2015)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) Letters and parcels from admirers are piled on the table. The Sun (2010)Who packaged up dodgy loans into elegant parcels and passed them around the world? Times, Sunday Times (2008) Food parcels and medical supplies must be given priority. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fold up foil to make a loose parcel. The Sun (2012)One reason to purchase a large parcel is to minimize objections from neighbors. Christianity Today (2000)These controversies are part and parcel of the operatic drama that football has become. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In return they carried letters and fetched parcels. Jane Brown My Darling Heriott: Henrietta Luxborough, Poetic Gardener and Irrepressible Exile (2006)We did our bit too with a massive cake and some presents for pass the parcel. The Sun (2012)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)Picture the issue you're fretting about as a package or parcel. The Sun (2010)This little mucky parcel wrapped up in old clingfilm didn't fit in at all. Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)It says that up to 95% of parcels are delivered first time. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Small parcels of public sector land and help with preparation and tendering costs will be provided by the Government. Times, Sunday Times (2009)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)Sit both haddock fillets on the foil, season with pepper, then wrap into a parcel. The Sun (2014)

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Translations for 'parcel'

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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