Une liasse ou un paquet. What's the difference?

DarianA2Kwiziq community member

Une liasse ou un paquet. What's the difference?

Salut ! C'est quoi la différence entre ces deux mots, "une liasse" et "un paquet" ? Is "une liasse" used for stacks of papers?

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Darian, 

The word 'liasse' is used for things tied together, so could be 

une liasse de billets, de papiers, de journaux

Under this bundle of papers, she found 'un paquet de lettres', meaning a number of, a pack of letters, but loose items.

Hope this helps!

 

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Darian,

Liasse  --> accumulation (bundle, batch, wad) 

Paquet --> parcel, package, packet.

I suppose that there could be more than one paquet within a liasse.

It is also the case that a paquet could contain several other items within.

Hope this helps.

Jim

Une liasse ou un paquet. What's the difference?

Salut ! C'est quoi la différence entre ces deux mots, "une liasse" et "un paquet" ? Is "une liasse" used for stacks of papers?

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