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the word "package"


If they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then I believe they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the economically damaging effects of the sequester.
what is "package"? And what is the meaning of the sentence?

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    A physical package is a thing or things put together into a box.
    The idea has been extended and generalised - so that rather than a real, physical box, there is an 'imaginary box' that holds a group of things together.
    So - a phone company might offer a 'package deal' where you get phone, internet, and cable TV for one price.
    In this case - the package is a group of related law changes that would be discussed and passed as a group.


    Hello rfvxlz:

    Package represents proposals in Legislation or Bills that are submitted to the U. S. Congress for passage into law.

    ---Warm Regards, Bruce

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