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English definition of “filing”

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.Office equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery

filing noun (RECORD)

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

filing noun (METAL PIECES)

filings [plural] small pieces of metal that are removed from a larger piece by filing: iron filingsWords meaning small pieces and amounts
(Definition of filing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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