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Definition 1: the role of the head of a government department - [noun denoting act]

Samples where portfolio or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he holds the portfolio for foreign affairs

(portfolio is a kind of ...) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

"the function of a teacher" "the government must do its part" "play its role"

Definition 2: a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where portfolio or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he remembered her because she was carrying a large portfolio

(portfolio is a kind of ...) a portable container for carrying several objects

"the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"

Definition 3: a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where portfolio or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were disappointed by the poor returns on their stock portfolio

(portfolio is a kind of ...) a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

Definition 4: a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers - [noun denoting group]

Samples where portfolio or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the artist had put together a portfolio of his work
  • every actor has a portfolio of photographs

(portfolio is a kind of ...) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

"a set of books" "a set of golf clubs" "a set of teeth"

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