folder Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “folder” in the English Dictionary

"folder" in British English

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foldernoun [C]

uk   /ˈfəʊl.dər/  us   /ˈfoʊl.dɚ/

folder noun [C] (FOR PAPERS)

A2 a ​piece of ​plastic or ​cardboardfolded down the ​middle and used for ​keepingloosepapers in

folder noun [C] (COMPUTER)

B1 a ​place on a ​computer where files or programs can be ​stored
(Definition of folder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"folder" in American English

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foldernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊl·dər/
a ​foldedpiece of ​thincardboard for ​holdingloosepapers
(Definition of folder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"folder" in Business English

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foldernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfəʊldər/
WORKPLACE a ​piece of ​plastic or cardboard ​folded down the middle and used for ​keepingloosepapers 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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