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file1

file1

 
 
pronunciation:
faIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place for keeping documents or other objects safe and in order. A file can be something that holds papers or a space on a computer.
She put the report in a file with the other reports.He saved the message as a text file on the hard drive.
definition 2: the documents or other objects that are kept in this way.
Schools keep files on all their students.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: filed, files, filing
definition 1: to put or keep safe and in order in a particular place.
The secretary filed the reports in alphabetical order.
definition 2: to present or send a formal document.
Have you filed your tax return yet?
derivation: filer (n.)
Word Builder: file +
  • file cabinet:
    a piece of furniture for holding many paper files.
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The word file contains the following part:
fil2 Latin root that means thread, line
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