Definitions for Portfoliopɔrtˈfoʊ liˌoʊ, poʊrt-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
port•fo•li•opɔrtˈfoʊ liˌoʊ, poʊrt-(n.)(pl.)-li•os.
a flat, portable case for carrying loose papers, drawings, etc.
the contents of such a case, esp. a collection of drawings, photographs, etc., representative of a person's work.
such a case for carrying documents of a government department.
the securities, commercial paper, etc., held by a private investor, financial institution, etc.
the office or post of a minister of state or member of a cabinet.
Origin of portfolio:
1715–25; < It portafoglio=porta, 3rd sing. pres. of portare to carry (< L portāre) +foglio leaf, sheet (< L folium)
a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
"he remembered her because she was carrying a large portfolio"
a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
"the artist had put together a portfolio of his work"; "every actor has a portfolio of photographs"
a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution
"they were disappointed by the poor returns on their stock portfolio"
the role of the head of a government department
"he holds the portfolio for foreign affairs"
A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps and other flat documents.
The collection of such documents, especially the works of an artist or photographer.
The post and the responsibilities of a cabinet minister or other head of a government department.
The group of investments and other assets held by an investor.
Origin: From Italian; cognate with the French portefeuille ("folder, wallet"), from the Latin verb portare ("to carry") and folium ("sheet"). The meaning "collection of responsibilities" came by extension in the 1930s.
a portable case for holding loose papers, prints, drawings, etc
hence: The office and functions of a minister of state or member of the cabinet; as, to receive the portfolio of war; to resign the portfolio
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Rank popularity for the word 'Portfolio' in Nouns Frequency: #1888
Translations for Portfolio
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a case for carrying papers, drawings etc.
- مِحْفَظَة للرَّسائِلArabic
- portfólioPortuguese (BR)
- složka, deskyCzech
- die AktentascheGerman
- کیف اوراق و اسنادFarsi
- תִּיק עֲבודוֹתHebrew
- फाइल, पत्राधानHindi
- mapa za spiseCroatian
- portfelis; dokumentu mapeLatvian
- بكسك اوراق و اسنادPersian
- د ورقو او اسناد لپاره كوچنى بكسPashto
- портфель, папкаRussian
- fascikel, ochranný obalSlovak
- 文件包(夾)Chinese (Trad.)
- портфель; папкаUkrainian
- قلم دانUrdu
- cặp giấyVietnamese
- 文件包（夹）Chinese (Simp.)
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