file for (something)

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file for (something)

To submit the paperwork for something. The phrase is often used in legal matters. Is it true that Tina filed for divorce?
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file for something

to submit an application or document for something. The company filed for bankruptcy. Let's file for reorganization.
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These attributes can then be queried to locate and retrieve files for IVM reporting and management.
We find it best to write one batch file for carrying the few files that will fit on a floppy, then other batch files for backing up to devices that will hold entire project directories.
Using compressed files for Internet or intranet transfers therefore is doubly attractive, but there is a potential loss of image integrity that may prove significant depending on the use of the files.
Commercial applications are concentrating on rights enforcement and signature authentication applications, but there is a growing interest in using the "holes" in digital image files for the storage of metadata.
For example, assets transfers to relatives or friends immediately before bankruptcy may be voided if the transfer takes place within one year before the debtor files for bankruptcy.
In addition to sponsoring discussions, bulletin boards often maintain files for users to download, and the availability of these files is one of the biggest attractions of some systems.
The notice will explain that these files, indexed under grant applicants' names, now include all proposal documents going back at least to 1980 and files for funded projects going back into the 1950s.
The system works well alone and even better in conjunction with a time-management book and some back-up files for reference and research.
A low-value file group might include directories and files for settled lawsuits, while a high-value file group would include the discovery and litigation data for the two unsettled high-profile cases.
Document imaging systems that scan paper forms into electronic files for computer-based document management often use TIF because it is a standard file format in wide use by many imaging system vendors and system implementers.
Version 2.2 allows formulas to include references to external files for more advanced file linking.
When addressing storage applications for large blocks, such as files for download, photographs, music files, and video streaming, the storage capacity required can be astronomical.
Usually, a large corporate tax department will be divided by state tax, Federal tax, sales tax and legal responsibilities; under this structure, there are separate files for each area of responsibility.
When a corporation files for an extension of time to submit an annual income tax return, the time for receipt of refund will be further delayed.