What does portfolio mean?

Definitions for portfolio
pɔrtˈfoʊ liˌoʊ, poʊrt-port·fo·lio

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word portfolio.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. portfolionoun

    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"

  2. portfolionoun

    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"

  3. portfolionoun

    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"

  4. portfolionoun

    the role of the head of a government department

    "he holds the portfolio for foreign affairs"

Wiktionary

  1. portfolionoun

    A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps and other flat documents.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. portfolionoun

    The collection of such documents, especially the works of an artist or photographer.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. portfolionoun

    The post and the responsibilities of a cabinet minister or other head of a government department.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. portfolionoun

    The group of investments and other assets held by an investor.

    Etymology: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portfolionoun

    a portable case for holding loose papers, prints, drawings, etc

    Etymology: [F. portefeuille; porter to carry + feuille a leaf. See Port to carry, and Folio.]

  2. Portfolionoun

    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

    Etymology: [F. portefeuille; porter to carry + feuille a leaf. See Port to carry, and Folio.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Portfolio

    pōrt-fō′li-ō, n. a portable case for loose papers, drawings, &c.: a collection of such papers: the office of a minister of state. [Sp. portafolio—L. portāre, to carry, folium, a leaf.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. portfolio

    A portable case for keeping loose papers in. Hence, also, the office and functions of a minister of state or member of the cabinet; as, to receive the portfolio of war.

Editors Contribution

  1. portfolio

    The accurate, specific and defined business, company, enterprise or organizational role, responsibilities, budget, goals, legislation, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, rules, strategy, structures, systems and vision assigned to a director or team of directors to lead, manage, control, update, review and report updates monthly to the director meetings.

    The business portfolio is managed by the Managing Director and other directors have responsibility and accountability for various facets of the business.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  
  2. portfolio

    The accurate, specific and defined unity government department, role, responsibilities, budget, goals, law, legislation, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, rules, strategy, structures, systems, vision and treaties assigned to a member of a unity government cabinet to lead, manage, control, update, review and report updates monthly to the unity government cabinet.

    The member of unity goverment cabinet portfolio did include many facets.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'portfolio' in Nouns Frequency: #1888

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of portfolio in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of portfolio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of portfolio in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Perry:

    If you are looking at your portfolio without the mutual fund distributions you might be missing something, i'm not sure people are focused on that, and it appears that this year there are more distributions than in the past.

  2. Delphi Chief Executive Kevin Clark:

    HellermannTyton positions Delphi to provide customers with an even broader portfolio of highly engineered and customized connection systems and cable management solutions.

  3. Paul Offit:

    I think from the standpoint of the public, it really shouldn't matter, it's been given to half of the American population. We have more than 300 million doses out there. This is far from experimental. We have a tremendous safety and efficacy portfolio on these vaccines -- I mean, it's more than most licensed products that are out there now.

  4. Chair Mary Jo White:

    Taken together, the recommendations I have just outlined will lay the foundation for a renewed focus on regulating the risks arising from the portfolio composition and operations of investment advisers and funds.

  5. Ola Kaellenius:

    There may be some short-term volatility, but our attractive brand, strong portfolio and expansion of our dealer network all point to a good second half of the year.

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  • محفظةArabic
  • MappeGerman
  • χαρτοφυλάκιο, δείγμα εργασίας, χαρτοφύλακας, υπουργείοGreek
  • cartera de inversiones, cartera, portafolio, portafolios, carpeta de trabajosSpanish
  • نمونه کارهاPersian
  • salkku, arvopaperisalkku, osakesalkku, portfolio, ministerinsalkkuFinnish
  • portefeuille, portfolioFrench
  • पोर्टफोलियोHindi
  • tárca, irattáska, mappa, aktatáska, portfólióHungarian
  • cartella, portafoglioItalian
  • ಬಂಡವಾಳKannada
  • PortfolioLatin
  • portefeuilleDutch
  • porteføljeNorwegian
  • портфе́льRussian
  • portföljSwedish
  • போர்ட்ஃபோலியோTamil
  • แฟ้มสะสมผลงานThai
  • پورٹ فولیوUrdu
  • 投资组合Chinese

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