ADJ. bulky | neat | suspect, suspicious Police destroyed the suspect package in a controlled explosion.
VERB + PACKAGE unwrap, wrap | post, send | deliver | sign for
PACKAGE + VERB contain
PREP. in a/the ~ I sent the books in one big package.
2 set of proposals
ADJ. complete, comprehensive, total | attractive, excellent | reform | benefits, compensation, financial, remuneration a comprehensive benefits package | redundancy | aid, assistance | austerity, economic, recovery, rescue | jobs | training
VERB + PACKAGE offer, produce, put together The IMF has put together a rescue package for the country's faltering economy. | accept, approve | reject
PACKAGE + VERB contain sth, include sth | be aimed at sth a jobs package aimed at helping the unemployed
PACKAGE + NOUN holiday, tour | deal
PREP. in a/the ~ the measures included in the package | under a/the ~ Under the reform package spending on health will increase. | ~ of a package of measures to assist industry
PHRASES part of a package The pay freeze forms part of a package of budget cuts.
3 computer software
ADJ. software | integrated an integrated business software package | application, desktop publishing, drawing, graphics, word-processing | accounting, business
VERB + PACKAGE use | develop
PREP. in a/the ~ word processing and database software in one package