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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.; The act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object); The entering of a legal document into the public record; A fragment rubbed off by the use of a file.

Usage examples (36)
  • I had to do a lot of filing when I worked in an office.
  • I have some filing to do
  • Google's filing is less juicy, but has its moments.
  • Excellent for long-term filing and important papers. for more
Tutoring comment
  • After "filing" (arranging in sequence) the papers and eating a "filling" (satisfying) lunch, they finished "filing" (scraping material with a file) the edge of the cabinet and "filling" (closing up) the holes with glue.
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