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file 1

British English: /fʌɪl/
American English: /faɪl/

noun

  • Feile, die
    (nail file) [Nagel]feile, die

transitive verb

  • feilen (Fingernägel)
    mit der Feile bearbeiten (Holz, Eisen)
    file something to make it smooth
    etwas glatt feilen

Phrasal verbs

file away

transitive verb

file down

transitive verb

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file 2

noun

  • 1
    (holder) Ordner, der
    (box) Kassette, die
    [Dokumenten]schachtel, die
    on file
    in der Kartei/in od. bei den Akten
    on or in somebody's files
    in jemandes Kartei/in od. bei jemandes Akten
    put something on file
    etwas in die Akten/Kartei aufnehmen
  • 2 (set of papers)
    Akte, die
    (as cards) Kartei, die
    (Law)
    Akten Pl.
    reopen/close the file on a case
    einen Fall wieder aufnehmen/abschließen
    open/keep a file on somebody/something
    eine Akte über jemanden/etwas anlegen/führen
  • 3
    (series of issues of newspaper etc.) [Zeitungs]bündel, das (von aufeinander folgenden Nummern)
  • 5
    (stiff wire) Zettelspieß, der

transitive verb

  • 1 (place on a file)
    [in die Kartei] einordnen/[in die Akten] aufnehmen
    ablegen (Business)
    (place among public records) archivieren
    file something in drawers
    etwas in Schubladen aufbewahren

intransitive verb

  • (Law)to file for divorce/bankruptcy
    die Scheidung einreichen/Konkurs anmelden

Phrasal verbs

file away

transitive verb
ablegen (Business)

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file 3

noun

  • 2
    (row of persons or things) Reihe, die

intransitive verb

  • in einer Reihe gehen
    nacheinander gehen

Phrasal verbs

file away

intransitive verb
[nacheinander] fortgehen

file off

file away

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