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file cabinetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfaɪl ˌkæb.ɪ.nət/ us   /ˈfaɪl ˌkæb.ɪ.nət/ US UK filing cabinet
a large piece of furniture in an office, used for holding documents
(Definition of file cabinet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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file cabinetnoun [C]

us   /ˈfɑɪl ˌkæb·ə·nɪt/
a piece of office furniture in which files can be stored
(Definition of file cabinet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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file cabinetnoun [C]

uk   us   US WORKPLACE
→  filing cabinet : His letters are in the bottom drawer of the file cabinet.
(Definition of file cabinet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “file cabinet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 档案柜(美国)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 檔案櫃(美國)…
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