the entering of a legal document into the public record
"he filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return"
a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)
preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.
"I have some filing to do"
Any particle that has been removed by a file or similar implement; a shaving.
The process left metal filings all over the bench and the part.
The act of storing documents in an archive; archiving.
a fragment or particle rubbed off by the act of filing; as, iron filings
In law, filing is the act of submitting a document to the clerk of a court for the court's immediate consideration and for storage in the court's files. Courts will not consider motions unless an appropriate memorandum or brief is filed before the appropriate deadline. Usually a filing fee is paid which is part of court costs.
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Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.
The numerical value of Filing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Filing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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We are hopeful that we will be successful with this filing.
The lenders want to avoid being the cause of a company's bankruptcy filing.
Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation to which the filing system has been lost?
We are already doing all the preparation for a shelf filing, we have a very good relationship with banks.
Carrying out procedures such as a modified filing to protect investors are currently physically difficult.
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