packing plant

packing plant packing plant also packing station plant

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packing plant UK US noun [C]
COMMERCE a factory or building where goods are put into containers before being sent somewhere to be sold: »

The vegetables are delivered to the packing plant in bulk.


70% of the women are employed at the meat packing plant.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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