file cabinet

file cabinet
office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑file, ↑filing cabinet
Derivationally related forms: ↑file (for: ↑file)
Hypernyms: ↑office furniture

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noun, pl ⋯ -nets [count]
US : a piece of furniture that is used for storing documents so that they can be found easily — called also filing cabinet

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ˈfile cabinet [file cabinet] (NAmE) (BrE ˈfiling cabinet) noun
a piece of office furniture with deep drawers for storing files
See also:filing cabinet

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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