Definition of file cabinet in English:

file cabinet

noun

North american
  • another term for filing cabinet
    • ‘He pulled out a chair for her and went to the file cabinet and flipped through the files until he found hers’
    • ‘Disgusted with the way things were going, Adam jumped up from his seat and snatched the restroom pass off the file cabinet before heading out into the hall.’
    • ‘‘Oh yes,’ She opened a file cabinet, reached inside, took out a massive folder, and slapped it on the marble countertop.’
    • ‘But directly in front of me was a file cabinet that had layers of things sitting on it (yes, including the squares).’
    • ‘Sarah's boss sat at his large cedar desk, an open file cabinet was at its side.’
    • ‘Royer said after the roof was fixed he would sneak down to Benson's office, hide behind a file cabinet and shoot him with a water pistol making Mr. Benson think the roof was still leaking.’
    • ‘Until I crawled under his desk to see if maybe he dropped it behind his file cabinet.’
    • ‘Ginger stood up and walked over to a file cabinet.’
    • ‘That's true; life-and-death decisions are still made without access to relevant patient records that are often locked in a file cabinet down the hall.’
    • ‘The office records were such that by taking the two-drawer file cabinet, all information on current and coming participants was available.’
    • ‘Being asked why the shredders were operating late at night may be embarrassing, but it's better than having a file cabinet full of intact documents that makes the answer obvious.’
    • ‘There was desk, a file cabinet, two chairs and a computer.’
    • ‘Then he pulled a file cabinet away from the wall.’
    • ‘She looked up from her file cabinet and gestured towards the cabinet with a slim hand.’
    • ‘When I returned to my home after the fire, the file cabinet was blackened and the metal handles were melted; however, the questionnaires were intact.’
    • ‘I put them in an old file cabinet, closed the door.’
    • ‘‘Probably had something to do with being forced to spend time with you,’ John replied lightly before shoving some papers into a file cabinet.’
    • ‘Next to the desk sat a file cabinet.’
    • ‘Inside the file cabinet was a collection of tapes.’
    • ‘Brent frowned, and turned his chair around, reaching into his file cabinet behind him for some papers.’

Pronunciation:

file cabinet

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