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One entry found for portfolio.
Main Entry: port·fo·lio
Pronunciation: pomacrrt-primarystressfomacr-lemacron-secondarystressomacr, podotrt-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -lios
Etymology: an altered form of earlier porto folio "portfolio," from Italian portafoglio (same meaning), from portare "to carry" and foglio "leaf, sheet"; portare from Latin portare "to carry" and foglio from Latin folium "leaf" --related to FOLIAGE, PORTABLE
1 : a case for carrying papers or drawings
2 : the office and functions of a minister of state or member of a cabinet
3 : the stocks and bonds held by an investor or investment firm

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