Definition of filing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfaɪlɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪlɪŋ//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of putting documents, letters, etc. into a file
  2. 2[countable] (especially North American English) something that is placed in an official record a bankruptcy filing
  3. 3filings [plural] very small pieces of metal, made when a larger piece of metal is filed iron filings
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: filing