● ►en /fayl/ n. m. ►SECU "Phichier" en français. Fichier (File en anglais) contenant des informations à ne pas mettre normalement entre toutes les mains, ce que s'empressent de faire les pirates de tout poil. La faute d'orthographe est intentionnelle, car ces fichiers proviennent en général de piratages téléphoniques (Phone). La faute devient ainsi une sorte de code de reconnaissance ésotérique. Elle en a donné d'autres: progz, warez.

Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone. 2013.

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  • -phile — phile, philie ♦ Éléments, du gr. philos « ami » : anglophile, xénophilie; bibliophile; hémophile, hémophilie, hydrophile. ⇒ phil(o) . phil(o) , phile, philie éléments, du gr. philos, ami , ou philein, aimer . phile …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • phile — [ faıl ] suffix used for making nouns and adjectives describing someone who loves or likes something: technophile (=someone who likes new technology such as computers) francophile (=someone who loves France or the French culture and people) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -phile — via French and Latin from Gk. philos, common suffix in personal names, from philos loving, dear, from philein to love, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • -phile — is more common than phil in current usage in words (usually nouns and adjectives) denoting a fondness for something or someone, such as bibliophile, Francophile, etc …   Modern English usage

  • -phile — ► COMBINING FORM ▪ denoting a person or thing having a fondness for or tendency towards a specified thing: bibliophile. ORIGIN from Greek philos loving …   English terms dictionary

  • -phile — [fīl, fil] [< Gr philos, loving] combining form forming nouns one that loves, likes, or is attracted to [bibliophile, Russophile] …   English World dictionary

  • phile — pho·no·phile; psam·mo·phile; psy·chro·phile; py·ro·phile; saf·ra·no·phile; sar·co·phile; se·le·no·phile; sid·er·o·phile; slav·o·phile; sper·mo·phile; sym·phile; ter·mi·to·phile; tham·no·phile; tu·ro·phile; ty·po·phile; xeno·phile; xe·ro·phile;… …   English syllables

  • -phile — comb. form (also phil) forming nouns and adjectives denoting fondness for what is specified (bibliophile; Francophile). Etymology: Gk philos dear, loving * * * see phil * * * a combining form meaning lover of, enthusiast for that specified by the …   Useful english dictionary

  • -phile — a combining form meaning lover of, enthusiast for that specified by the initial element: Anglophile; bibliophile; demophile. Also, phil. [ < L philus, phila < Gk philos dear, beloved (occurring in proper names). Compare F phile] * * * …   Universalium

  • -phile — [[t] faɪl[/t]] philes, ophiles (plural) also ophile SUFFIX phile or ophile occurs in words which refer to someone who has a very strong liking for people or things of a particular kind. ...the operaphile Hirotaro Higuchi, president of the tour s… …   English dictionary

  • -phile — a word element meaning loving , friendly , or lover , friend , serving to form adjectives and nouns, as Anglophile, bibliophile. Also, phil. {Latin philus, phila, from Greek philos dear, beloved, occurring in proper names. Compare French phile} …   Australian English dictionary

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