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Definition of pack up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

pack up

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
(informal, especially British English) (of a machine) to stop working The TV's packed up again.

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  1. 1  to put your possessions into a bag, etc. before leaving a place Are you packing up already? It's only 4 o'clock. We arrived just as the musicians were packing up their instruments.
  2. 2(British English, informal) to stop doing something, especially a job synonym give up What made you pack up a good job like that? see also pack
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