a collection of pamphlets, pictures, clippings, or other materials stored upright, as in a filing cabinet or cabinets.
a cabinet for such storage.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of vertical file
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby vertical file
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