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English definition of “folder”

folder

noun [C]     /ˈfəʊldər/
COVER A2 a piece of plastic or thick paper folded down the middle and used to store loose papers Office equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationeryPaper
COMPUTER B1 a place on a computer where particular files (= documents, pictures, etc) are keptComputer concepts
(Definition of folder noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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