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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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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): India has handed over a 23-page dossier to Pakistan on 15 individuals allegedly involved in pro-Khalistan activities in their country.
A 19-pages dossier was handed over to the BBC over the story published on June 2.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Wednesday shared its findings on the dossier handed over by New Delhi on the Pulwama attack with the Indian government, said Foreign Office spokesperson.
In the segment, Starr referred to reports that a McCain ally had shared with the media parts of a dossier that allegedly included information linking Trump to the Russian government.
Islamabad -- Experts have examined the Pulwama dossier sent by India and have concluded that neither the dossier contains any actionable information nor it qualifies for further probe.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Thursday said it had received the Indian dossier on the Pulwama attack.
The lawsuit was brought on by Cypriot businessman, Aleksej Gubarev, who was named in a dossier the company published in January 2017.
A Spanish-born writer and educator currently living in Costa Rica, Linda Berron makes her novel debut in The Dossier. Revising the myth of Don Juan, this edition includes a preface by noted Latin American literature scholars Mayela Vallejos Ramirez and Edward Waters Hood.