filing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “filing” in the English Dictionary

"filing" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈfaɪ.lɪŋ/


[U] the ​activity of putting ​documents, ​electronicinformation, etc. into ​files: a filing ​cabinet Her ​jobinvolves filing and other ​generalofficework.

filing noun (RECORD)

[C] specialized law an ​officialrecord of something: a ​bankruptcy filing

filing noun (METAL PIECES)

filings [plural] smallpieces of ​metal that are ​removed from a ​largerpiece by filing: iron filings
(Definition of filing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"filing" in American English

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filingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɑɪ·lɪŋ/
the ​activity of putting ​papers, ​letters, or other ​documents into ​files: Her ​jobinvolves filing and ​answeringphones.
(Definition of filing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"filing" in Business English

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filingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfaɪlɪŋ/
the ​act of putting ​documents into ​files: He went into the ​office on Sunday to do some filing.
the ​act of ​officiallyrecording something, for ​example, your ​accounts: He was ​found guilty of ​assisting the filing of ​falsetaxreturns.
(Definition of filing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “filing”
in Arabic إيداع المَلَفّات…
in Korean 서류 철하기…
in Portuguese arquivamento (de documentos)…
in Catalan classificació…
in Japanese ファイリング…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放进容器内, 存档, 归档…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放進容器內, 存檔, 歸檔…
in Italian archiviazione…
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