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Definition of portfolio noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. portfolios)
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  1. 1a thin flat case used for carrying documents, drawings, etc.
  2. 2a collection of photographs, drawings, etc. that you use as an example of your work, especially when applying for a job She spent most of last year getting her portfolio together.
  3. 3(finance) a set of shares owned by a particular person or organization an investment/share portfolio a portfolio manager
  4. 4(formal) the particular area of responsibility of a government official She resigned her portfolio.
  5. 5the range of products or services offered by a particular company or organization a portfolio of wines
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: portfolio