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transitive verb

variants or prepackage
: to enclose in a prepack
prepackage : to design, prepare, or learn in advance for repeated or ready use
shows are prepackaged in New York … and shipped on a road tourMel Gussow


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variants or prepackage
: a usually transparent package (as of food or a manufactured article) prepared or wrapped beforehand for the individual consumer by a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer

Word History


Transitive verb

pre- + pack, verb or package, verb

First Known Use

Transitive Verb

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of prepack was in 1926

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“Prepack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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