See also: Dossier

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Unadapted borrowing 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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Unadapted borrowing from French dossier.

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dossier n (plural dossiers, diminutive dossiertje n)

  1. dossier
  2. file, physical collection of documentation

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  • Indonesian: dosir

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Inherited from Middle French dossier. By surface analysis, dos (back(side)) +‎ -ier.

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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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Unadapted borrowing from French dossier.

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dossier m (invariable)

  1. dossier (collection of papers, especially legal)

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Unadapted borrowing from French dossier, from Middle French dossier.

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dossier n (indeclinable)

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

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

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from French dossier.

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /do.siˈe(ʁ)/ [do.sɪˈe(h)], (faster pronunciation) /doˈsje(ʁ)/ [doˈsje(h)]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /do.siˈe(ɾ)/ [do.sɪˈe(ɾ)], (faster pronunciation) /doˈsje(ɾ)/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /do.siˈe(ʁ)/ [do.sɪˈe(χ)], (faster pronunciation) /doˈsje(ʁ)/ [doˈsje(χ)]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /do.siˈe(ɻ)/ [do.sɪˈe(ɻ)], (faster pronunciation) /doˈsje(ɻ)/
 

  • Hyphenation: dos‧sier

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dossier m (plural dossiers)

  1. Alternative spelling of dossiê

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from French dossier.

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  • IPA(key): /doˈsjeɾ/ [d̪oˈsjeɾ]
  • Rhymes: -eɾ
  • Syllabification: dos‧sier

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dossier m (plural dossieres)

  1. dossier

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  • According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.

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