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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahy-lingz]
    • /ˈfaɪ lɪŋz/
    • /ˈfaɪ.lɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-lingz]
    • /ˈfaɪ lɪŋz/

Definitions of filings word

  • noun filings Plural form of filing. 1
  • noun plural filings Filings are very small pieces of a substance, especially a metal, that are produced when it is filed or cut. 0
  • countable noun filings Court filings are cases filed in a court of law. 0
  • noun plural filings shavings or particles removed by a file 0

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Origin of filings

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at file2, -ing1, -s3

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Parts of speech for Filings


filings popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

filings usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for filings

noun filings

  • agitation — If someone is in a state of agitation, they are very worried or upset, and show this in their behaviour, movements, or voice.
  • resistance — the act or power of resisting, opposing, or withstanding.
  • irritation — the act of irritating or the state of being irritated.
  • rasping — harsh; grating: a rasping voice.
  • soreness — physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part: a sore arm.

Antonyms for filings

noun filings

  • agreement — An agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
  • harmony — agreement; accord; harmonious relations.
  • peace — the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world.

Top questions with filings

  • where can i buy iron filings?
  • what are ucc filings?

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