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filing cabinet Syllabification: fil·ing cab·i·net
Pronunciation: /ˈfīliNG ˌkab(ə)nət/

Definition of filing cabinet in English:


A piece of office furniture, typically made of steel, with deep drawers for storing documents.
Example sentences
  • In this day and age, managing program data and documents with folders, binders and filing cabinets is not effective.
  • I glanced across the office and noticed that the second drawer of her filing cabinet was open.
  • ‘Hold on,’ the Major said, pushing his wheeled chair back to one of the many filing cabinets in the office.
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