Definitions for Portfoliopɔrtˈfoʊ liˌoʊ, poʊrt-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Portfolio
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
Origin: [F. portefeuille; porter to carry + feuille a leaf. See Port to carry, and Folio.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Portfolio' in Nouns Frequency: #1888
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Great company, great portfolio, great future.
We have some great opportunities left in the portfolio.
Certain days had more than 50 percent of the portfolio not trading.
We don't have any short-term plans for adding anything to that portfolio.
I wouldn't be surprised if our portfolio posted single-digit growth this year.
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Translations for Portfolio
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- χαρτοφυλάκιο, δείγμα εργασίας, χαρτοφύλακας, υπουργείοGreek
- cartera de inversiones, cartera, portafolio, portafolios, carpeta de trabajosSpanish
- salkku, arvopaperisalkku, osakesalkku, portfolio, ministerinsalkkuFinnish
- portefeuille, portfolioFrench
- tárca, irattáska, mappa, aktatáska, portfólióHungarian
- cartella, portafoglioItalian
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