Definition of meatpacking
: the wholesale meat industry
Recent Examples of meatpacking from the Web
Kearney County Hospital is working with Tyson Foods, which employs translators at its meatpacking plant outside Garden City, to help find the volunteers for the program.
Located in the once-gritty meatpacking district on the Near West Side, the plant is now something of an anachronism amid the trendy restaurants, bars and office buildings that have sprung up in recent years.
The gentrification of the meatpacking district, where Jeffrey New York opened in 1999, spilled into the far West Village, turning the area into a shopping and dining playground.
JBS executives told prosecutors in Brazil that the meatpacking company paid a total of $123 million in bribes to the country’s politicians over recent years.
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First Known Use of meatpacking
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Definition of meatpacking for English Language Learners
: the business of killing animals for meat and getting the meat ready to be sold
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