filing cabinet


: a piece of furniture that is used for storing documents so that they can be found easily

Examples of filing cabinet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Willingham, Winooski's clerk, keeps her noncitizen voter registrations in a manila folder in a filing cabinet next to her desk. Mikaela Lefrak, NPR, 4 May 2024 If your home office is tight on space, check out this compact filing cabinet. Toni Sutton, Peoplemag, 23 Mar. 2024 Many of the major ones still in use today were built during the Clinton administration, and therefore are not much more than a digital filing cabinet. James Hudson, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 His father took him down to the basement and gestured toward a filing cabinet. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 18 Sep. 2023 The problem with having is obvious when looking around at the many shelves for books and CDs and the filing cabinet for DVDs that line the walls and fill floor space at home. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 25 Aug. 2023 These items included more than 200 firearms, a filing cabinet, a computer, a large doll in a glass case and other household items, The AP reported. Francisco Guzman, USA TODAY, 21 July 2023 The lieutenant pulled a thick brown accordion folder from a filing cabinet and handed it over. Chelsia Rose Marcius, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2023 While probing the suspect's home since his arrest, police have been seen carrying various items from the property in boxes, with some containing firearms, a filing cabinet, a computer and a large doll inside a glass case. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 20 July 2023

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“Filing cabinet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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