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Furniture ContextPlay
Use 'cabinet' when describing furniture for storage in homes and offices. SlideShe organized her documents in a filing cabinet.
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Visibility of ContentsPlay
'Cabinet' suggests storage where contents are not visible, unlike 'shelves'. SlideHe hid the gifts inside the cabinet.
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Not Always WoodenPlay
While often made of wood, cabinets can be metal, glass, or other materials. SlideThe metal cabinet in the garage stores all our tools.