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UK [pækt] / US adjective
1) extremely crowded

The cinema was packed on Friday.

a packed flight

packed with:

a beach packed with holiday-makers

2) informal containing a lot of something
packed with:

This new series is packed with drama and excitement.

a wholesome drink packed with vitamins and minerals

3) packed or packed up if you are packed, you have put your possessions into bags, suitcases, or boxes so that you can take or send them somewhere
4) packed snow, sugar, or soil has been pressed together firmly to form a hard mass

English dictionary. 2014.

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