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English definition of “file”

file

verb [T] (STORE)   /fɑɪl/
to store papers , letters , or other documents in an ordered or particular way: We file the reports by zip code . To file something can mean to make an official record of it, or to begin a legal process : to file an insurance claim to file criminal charges
(Definition of file verb (STORE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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