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Noun
A collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people
“You pull up his file and realize that the insured has endured a string of bad luck recently, this being his third accident in eight months.”
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Information, typically having military, political or commercial value
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A book or ledger used for keeping a record of things
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Plural for a tool to which a block of coarse metal is attached, typically used for removing sharp edges or cutting
“Mount the screw in a lathe and use a file to smooth and round the top surface.”
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Plural for a line or sequence of people or things
“While I was standing looking on, a file of soldiers marched by me.”
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Plural for a list of directory of something
“It would be great for the electronic health records system to be able to give us a file of patients for whom we have no record of vaccines.”
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Plural for a folder used to keep documents in order
“Several documents within the file contained even more serious allegations.”
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(computing) Plural for an aggregation of data on a storage device, identified by a name
“Software can be used to scan the file for certain combinations of text.”
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Plural for a set of facts, figures or information systematically displayed, especially in columns
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Plural for location on the world wide web
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Plural for a directory located inside another directory
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Plural for basic document file
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Plural for a line of motor vehicles causing or the result of traffic congestion or a traffic jam
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Plural for a tool used to remove parts of stone, wood or metal
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Plural for file for fingernails
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Plural for a formal assessment of something with the intention of instituting change if necessary
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Plural for something used to pack an object or group of objects
Verb
To smooth or level out by rubbing or applying friction
“To prepare your teeth for the veneers, our doctor will lightly file the surface of your teeth to remove a thin layer of enamel.”
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To walk or march through a place in a formal procession
“We would file into the kitchen quietly and seat ourselves according to Mama's pointing finger, under the eagle glare of Papa at the head of the table.”
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To put in a particular order, place or arrangement
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“The job of staff who worked there was to file the documents alphabetically according to surname.”
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To place somewhere for future use or reference
“If you aren't working on it right now, just file it away.”
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To record or log information or data
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“A deferred regulation could force the founder to file his personal details with the Registrar of Companies.”
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To put forward a submission or application
“The agency shall file a civil suit against the borrower for repayment of the loan.”
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To demand or ask for something, especially formally or legally
“I had planned to return to New York and file for divorce against Erich.”
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To cause to become sharp or sharper
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To scrape or wear away by friction or erosion
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To walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
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To trim the fingernails
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To halt an activity or task temporarily
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To go to law
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To arrange or form in a straight line, row or column
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To move, especially carefully or skillfully, around obstacles
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To shred (usually foodstuffs), by rubbing across a grater
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