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Computing a set of programs designed for a specific type of problem in statistics, production control, etc., making it unnecessary for a separate program to be written for each problem

Package

 

in the textile industry, any of various forms (bobbins, spools, pirns, tubes) on which thread or yarn is wound for processing or handling.

package

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(computer science)
A program that is written for a general and widely used application in such a way that its usefulness is not impaired by the problems of data or organization of a particular user.
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The new travel rules will extend existing consumer rights on package holidays to include travellers who buy holidays on the internet which look like packages and are marketed as packages.
Problems with package holidays are usually a result of one or more terms of the contract having been breached.
booked as part of the package or booked via the package holiday company) please approach them directly.
The 43-year-old also fraudulently used the ATOL kitemark - required by anyone offering package holidays - on his brochures and lied that he was a member of travel association ABTA.
Mr Newcomb said: "He induced a considerable number of people to book package holidays to Russia with him by pretending the company was something it was not.
Our customers should book today to receive the best deal for a ski package holiday.
Customers who booked a package holiday and have not yet travelled will be reimbursed as they are also Atol protected.
The speedy evacuation of more than 3,000 British tourists from the violence of the Tunisian uprising could further boost the attractions of package holidays, travel agents believe.
UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Friday it has stepped in to protect holiday makers on its ATOL protected package holidays after Birmingham-based travel company Sun4U Limited was placed into administration.
If these trends continue, Co-Op Travel concluded, the two areas will switch places by the end of 2011, with the Mett becoming the number one choice for package holidays.
It was reported on Tuesday that a Cypriot-controlled financial services firm was poised to bail the budget airline and package holiday company.
The event, which is being held in partnership with Consumer Direct Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government's Visit Wales, will provide shoppers with the opportunity to find out information on choosing your holiday, your rights as a consumer and the protection you have if you buy a package holiday either in this country or abroad.