file away

file away
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "file away":
present tense I/you/we/they file away he/she/it files away present participle filing away past tense filed away past participle filed away
to put a document away in a file

All the relevant documents are filed away with the property deeds.

English dictionary. 2014.

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