dossier

See also: Dossier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dossier.

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dossier (plural dossiers)

  1. A collection of papers and/or other sources, containing detailed information about a particular person or subject, together with a synopsis of their content.
    • 2004 April 15, “Morning swoop in hunt for Jodi's killer”, in The Scotsman[1]:
      For Lothian and Borders Police, the early-morning raid had come at the end one of biggest investigations carried out by the force, which had originally presented a dossier of evidence on the murder of Jodi Jones to the Edinburgh procurator-fiscal, William Gallagher, on 25 November last year.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dossier.

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NounEdit

dossier n (plural dossiers, diminutive dossiertje n)

  1. dossier
  2. file, physical collection of documentation

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  • Indonesian: dosir

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French dossier, equivalent to dos (back(side)) +‎ -ier.

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NounEdit

dossier m (plural dossiers)

  1. back of furniture, to rest the sitter's back on
  2. dossier
  3. (computing) folder
  4. an organizer to keep papers in, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet, see folder
  5. (figuratively) case, notably legal

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dossier.

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dossier m (invariable)

  1. dossier (collection of papers, especially legal)

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from French dossier, from Middle French dossier.

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NounEdit

dossier n (indeclinable)

  1. dossier (collection of documents related to a person or situation)
    Synonyms: akta, dokumentacja

Further readingEdit

  • dossier in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dossier in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from French dossier.

NounEdit

dossier m (plural dossiers)

  1. Alternative spelling of dossiê

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NounEdit

dossier m (plural dossieres)

  1. dossier

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