There are 2 translations of file in Spanish:

file1

Pronunciation: /faɪl/

n

  • 1 (tool) lima (f)
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    • 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.
  • 2 2.1 (folder) carpeta (f)
    (box file)
    clasificador (m), archivador (m); (for card index) fichero (m)
    2.2 (collection of documents) archivo (m); (of a particular case) expediente (m), dossier (m) he discovered that they were keeping a file on him descubrió que lo tenían fichado to put sth 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
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    • 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.
    2.3 [Comput] archivo (m), fichero (m); (before n) de archivo or fichero file server servidor (m) de archivos or ficheros
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    • Users will also need special software to play the files on their desktop computers.
    • Search your computer's files, audio, video, images and emails, and even the Web.
    • Lastly there's a flaw related to the display of the names of downloaded files.
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    • And then, today, I came across two large box files stuffed with paper copies of the correspondence, all neatly filed in date order.
    • Preparation of products using recycled items will be the prime focus and the items will include cardboard files, paper cups and bags.
    • The last drawer contained a stack full of files and papers.
  • 3 (line) fila (f) in single o Indian file en fila india
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of file in Spanish:

file2

vt

  • 1 (sort) [letters/papers/index cards] archivar file this under "pending" archiva esto en "pendiente" file these letters away archiva estas cartas
  • 2 (submit) [application] presentar; [charges/complaint/tax return] presentar to file a suit presentar or entablar una demanda
  • 3 [Journ] [story/copy] entregar*
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    • 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.
  • 4 [Tech] [metal/bar/corner] limar to file one's nails limarse las uñas

vi

  • 1 (walk in line) (+ adv compl) 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
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    • 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?’
  • 2 [Law] to file for divorce/damages presentar una demanda de divorcio/por daños y perjuicios
  • 3 [secretary/clerk] archivar
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
  • 4 [Tech] he filed through the bars of his cell limó los barrotes de la celda

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.