parcel

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1 parcel /ˈpɑɚsəl/ noun
plural parcels
1 parcel
/ˈpɑɚsəl/
noun
plural parcels
Learner's definition of PARCEL
[count]
: a section or area of land
: a box or large envelope that is usually given, sent, or delivered to a person
see picture at mail

part and parcel of

see 1part
2 parcel /ˈpɑɚsəl/ verb
parcels US parceled or British parcelled US parceling or British parcelling
2 parcel
/ˈpɑɚsəl/
verb
parcels US parceled or British parcelled US parceling or British parcelling
Learner's definition of PARCEL

parcel off

[phrasal verb]
parcel (something) off or parcel off (something)
: to divide (something, such as land) into separate, smaller parts especially in order to sell it

parcel out

[phrasal verb]
parcel (something) out or parcel out (something)
: to divide or share (something) among different people, groups, etc.

parcel up

[phrasal verb]
parcel (something) up or parcel up (something) British
: to wrap (something) or put (something) into a box in order to mail it to someone
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