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foldernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊl·dər/
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foldernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfəʊldər/
WORKPLACE a piece of plastic or cardboard folded down the middle and used for keeping loose papers in: She handed me a folder containing the schedule of talks.
IT a place on a computer where files or programs can be stored: You can back up files and folders with two clicks.copy sth into a folder Download the document and then copy it into a folder on your computer. create/open/name a folder
(Definition of folder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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