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    portfolio

    portfolio - Dictionary definition and meaning for word portfolio

    Definition
    (noun) a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
    Example Sentence
    • he remembered her because she was carrying a large portfolio
    Definition
    (noun) a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
    Example Sentence
    • the artist had put together a portfolio of his work
    • every actor has a portfolio of photographs
    Definition
    (noun) a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution
    Example Sentence
    • they were disappointed by the poor returns on their stock portfolio
    Definition
    (noun) the role of the head of a government department
    Example Sentence
    • he holds the portfolio for foreign affairs
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