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[pree-pak-ij] /priˈpæk ɪdʒ/
verb (used with object), prepackaged, prepackaging.
to package (foodstuffs or manufactured goods) before retail distribution or sale.
to combine various elements into a single unit that is offered for sale, usually at an all-inclusive price:
The travel agency prepackages tours to the Middle East.
Origin of prepackage
1940-45; pre- + package Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the private health care sector, the public purchases prepackage antibiotics from pharmacies.
  • They may prepackage unit dose medications, maintain pharmacy inventory and perform general housekeeping of the pharmacy.
  • prepackage food-eating frozen dinners or food ready to heat and eat are more expensive than food cooked from scratch.
  • To prepackage drugs, dispensing, labeling and recordkeeping requirements must be followed.
  • Technicians prepackage items destined for sterilization to prevent contamination once the sterilization process is complete.
  • Teams of certified staff may be deemed appropriate to prepackage medications in an extreme emergency.

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