Meaning of FILING in English

I. ˈfī-liŋ noun

Date: 14th century

1. : an act or instance of using a file

2. : a fragment rubbed off in filing

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II. noun

Date: 1712

1. : an act or instance of filing something

2. : a document filed

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.