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filing cabinet

noun [C] uk   UK ( US file cabinet) us  
a large piece of furniture in an office, used for holding documents
Translations of “filing cabinet”
in Korean 서류 캐비닛…
in Arabic خِزانة المَلَفّات…
in Portuguese arquivo (móvel)…
in Catalan arxivador…
in Japanese 書類戸棚…
in Italian schedario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文件櫃, 檔案櫃…
in Russian картотечный шкаф…
in Turkish dosya/evrak dolabı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 文件柜, 档案柜…
in Polish segregator…
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