on file
phrasal in or as if in a file for ready reference

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • On file — File File (f[imac]l), n. [F. file row (cf. Pr., Sp., Pg., & It. fila), LL. fila, fr. L. filum a thread. Cf. {Enfilade}, {Filament}, {Fillet}.] 1. An orderly succession; a line; a row; as: (a) (Mil.) A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on file — ► kept as part of a written record on paper or on a computer: »I received an acknowledgment from the HR department that my name was on file. »You should keep it on file for future reference. Main Entry: ↑file …   Financial and business terms

  • on file — prep.    having been formally filed with the clerk of the court or the judge, such as a pleading is on file.    See also: file Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013 …   Law dictionary

  • on file — On record, catalogued • • • Main Entry: ↑file * * * in a file or filing system …   Useful english dictionary

  • on file — {adv. phr.} Placed in a written or electronic file; on record. * /We are sorry we cannot hire you right now but we will keep your application on file./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on file — {adv. phr.} Placed in a written or electronic file; on record. * /We are sorry we cannot hire you right now but we will keep your application on file./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ file — adv. phr. Placed in a written or electronic file; on record. We are sorry we cannot hire you right now but we will keep your application on file …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on file — stored in a particular place and arranged so it can be found easily. The fingerprints on file with the police matched those taken from the body …   New idioms dictionary

  • on file — put away in a file, listed in a file …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on file — idi filed for easy retrieval …   From formal English to slang

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