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An official document that is filed with a court, government agency, or other legal or political institution.
1. The act or an instance of using a file.
2. A particle or shaving removed by a file: metal filings.
1. the work of filing documents
2. (Law) US something that is filed
3. (Law) US a submission to a court or other authority
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|Noun||1.||filing - the entering of a legal document into the public record; "he filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return"|
|2.||filing - a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file|
fragment - a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock"
metal filing - a fragment of metal rubbed off by the use of a file
|3.||filing - the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)|
|4.||filing - preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.; "I have some filing to do"|
storage - the act of storing something
(of documents) → Ablegen nt, → Abheften nt; who does your filing? → wer ist bei Ihnen für die Ablage zuständig?; have you done the filing? → haben Sie die Akten schon abgelegt?
(Jur) → Einreichung f
n → Aktenschrank m → or -regal nt