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file 1

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

noun

  • 2 (collection of documents) he discovered that they were keeping a file on him
    descubrió que lo tenían fichado
    to put something on file
    archivar algo
    the information is all on file
    toda la información está archivada
    that file's been closed for years
    ese caso se cerró hace ya muchos años
    Example sentences
    • The ideal for any organisation is that their employees can access all company information, documents or files within seconds - no matter where they are in the world.
    • Confidential files allegedly containing detailed information about his visit were found on a London Street.
    • My information is that the files pertaining to this particular arrest were sitting on the desk of the DPP for some time previously.

transitive verb

  • 1 (sort)
    (letters/papers/index cards)
    archivar
    file this under "pending"
    archiva esto en "pendiente"
    file these letters away
    archiva estas cartas
    Example sentences
    • This latest roll call of grand-slam winners is unlikely to be filed away among the classics, all of them celebrating only their first major title.
    • The completed questionnaires were filed in a secure cabinet.
    • His office was neat and tidy, his papers neatly stacked on his desk, or filed away in cabinets.
  • 2 (submit)
    (application)
    presentar
    (charges/complaint/tax return)
    presentar
    to file a suit
    presentar or entablar una demanda
    Example sentences
    • No charges were ever filed against the accountant.
    • The applicant filed an application for judicial review, but it was dismissed by consent.
    • In December, charges were filed against the women who testified.
  • 3 (Journalism)
    (story/copy)
    entregar
    Example sentences
    • Newspaper and television reporters filed dozens of stories from the scene of the fire.
    • The intrepid reporters have filed stories from around the world, including Tokyo, Montreal and Alberquerque, New Mexico.
    • See, I've worked in journalism for the last seventy-eight years, ever since the usual way a reporter would file a story was by telegram.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Law)to file for divorce/damages
    presentar una demanda de divorcio/por daños y perjuicios

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file 2
American English: /faɪl/
British English: /fʌɪl/

noun

  • (line) in single o Indian file
    Example sentences
    • He walked off to a corridor out of the landing bay with the lead general at his side and the other two in file behind them.
    • They line nine men up in a file, one behind the other.
    • Aside from a few occasions, we rode in file, all strung out, from the start until Pradollano.

intransitive verb

  • (walk in line) (+ adverb complement) they filed out of/into the room
    salieron de/entraron en la habitación en fila
    the crowd filed past the tomb
    la multitud desfiló ante la tumba
    Example sentences
    • The mostly middle-aged crowd from labour unions and peace groups filed behind a truck with speakers blasting, ‘Power to the People’.
    • He looked over to one of the hallways leading into the dining hall and saw a large group of people filing in through the doors.
    • The group filed out, and one of them slammed the door shut, ‘What did they want with us?’

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file 3
American English: /faɪl/
British English: /fʌɪl/

noun

  • (tool)
    Example sentences
    • Sandersons was situated on the Cutlery Road and was involved in the production of tools, saws, files etc.
    • Basic Fitting was a course designed to equip graduates with the skills required to use metals tools, drills, files and the like.
    • The facility is filled with workbenches bearing tool boxes loaded with files, stones, scrapers and reamers.

transitive verb

  • (metal/bar/corner)
    limar
    to file one's nails
    limarse las uñas

intransitive verb

  • (grind with file)he filed through the bars of his cell
    limó los barrotes de la celda

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