folder fold‧er [ˈfəʊldə ǁ ˈfoʊldər] noun [countable]
1. a cover for keeping loose papers in, made of card or plastic:

• All the correspondence is in this folder.

2. COMPUTING a place in a computer where a group of related file S are stored, usually appearing on the screen as a picture of a folder:

• Most programs automatically create a document folder on the desktop.

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folder UK US /ˈfəʊldər/ noun [C]
WORKPLACE a piece of plastic or cardboard folded down the middle and used for keeping loose papers in: »

She handed me a folder containing the schedule of talks.

IT a place on a computer where files or programs can be stored: »

You can back up files and folders with two clicks.

copy sth into a folder »

Download the document and then copy it into a folder on your computer.


create/open/name a folder

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • fôlder — s. m. [Brasil] Folheto informativo ou publicitário. • Plural: fôlderes.   ‣ Etimologia: inglês folder …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • folder — /ˈfolder, ingl. ˈfəuldə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propr. «cartella, carpetta» dal v. to fold «piegare»] s. m. inv. 1. raccoglitore, cartella, classificatore □ album 2. (elab.) cartella, directory (ingl.) 3. pieghevole, volantino, brochure (fr.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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  • Folder — Fold er, n. One who, or that which, folds; esp., a flat, knifelike instrument used for folding paper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • folder — index file Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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