filing cabinet

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

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noun, pl ⋯ -nets [count]

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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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