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filing

noun uk   /ˈfaɪ.lɪŋ/ us  

filing noun (PUTTING IN A CONTAINER)

[U] the activity of putting documents, electronic information, etc. into files: a filing cabinet Her job involves filing and other general office work.

filing noun (RECORD)

[C] specialized law an official record of something: a bankruptcy filing

filing noun (METAL PIECES)

filings [plural] small pieces of metal that are removed from a larger piece by filing: iron filings
Translations of “filing”
in Korean 서류 철하기…
in Arabic إيداع المَلَفّات…
in Portuguese arquivamento (de documentos)…
in Catalan classificació…
in Japanese ファイリング…
in Italian archiviazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放進容器內, 存檔, 歸檔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放进容器内, 存档, 归档…
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