folder

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈfəʊldə(r)/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
folder

Plural
folders

a folder
  1. (countable) A folder holds papers, usually with an writing on the top to show what is inside it.
    I keep all my schoolwork in a yellow folder.
  2. (countable) (Computing): A container on a computer which files and other folders may be saved. The files and subfolders in a folder are often about the same thing.
    (countable) I save my writing in the folder called "My Documents"
  3. Someone or something that folds things.

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