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dos·si·er

 (dŏs′ē-ā′, dô′sē-ā′)
n.
A collection of papers giving detailed information about a particular person or subject.

[French, from Old French, bundle of papers labeled on the back, from dos, back, from Latin dorsum.]

dossier

(ˈdɒsɪˌeɪ; -sɪə; French dosje)
n
(Communications & Information) a collection of papers containing information on a particular subject or person
[C19: from French: a file with a label on the back, from dos back, from Latin dorsum]

dos•si•er

(ˈdɒs iˌeɪ, ˈdɔ siˌeɪ)

n.
a file of documents containing detailed information about a person or topic.
[1875–80; < French: bundle of documents with a label attached to the spine =dos (< Latin dorsum) back + -ier -ier2]

Dossier

 a bundle of papers in reference to some matter or relating to a person, 1880.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dossier - a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)dossier - a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events

dossier

noun report, record, file, detail, note, data, intelligence, facts, gen (Brit. informal) The government kept dossiers on its citizens.
Translations
مِلَف، إضْبارَه
fascikl
dossiersagsakter
aktacsomó
skjöl
dosjė
dosjē

dossier

[ˈdɒsɪeɪ] N (gen) → informe m, dossier m (Admin) → expediente m (on sobre)

dossier

[ˈdɒsieɪ] n (= file) → dossier m
a dossier of → un dossier constitué de
a dossier on → un dossier sur

dossier

nDossier m or nt; they are keeping a dossier on himsie haben ein Dossier über ihn angelegt

dossier

[ˈdɒsɪeɪ] n dossier (on)dossier m inv (su)

dossier

(ˈdosiei) noun
a set of papers containing information etc about a person or a particular matter.

dossier

n. expediente.
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