dossier

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɒs.i.eɪ/
  • DOSS-EE-AY ; 'do' as in dot, 'ss' as in hiss, 'ee' as in wee, 'ay' as in day: DOt,hiSS-wEE-dAY; DOSS-EE-AY

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French dossier.

Noun[edit]

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”, The Scotsman:
      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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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French dossier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • In Flanders the word is pronounced phonetically, in the Netherlands the pronounciation approximates the original French one.

Hyphenation: dos‧sier

Noun[edit]

dossier n (plural dossiers, diminutive dossiertje n)

  1. dossier
  2. file, physical collection of documentation

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dos (back(side)), from Latin dorsum.

Noun[edit]

dossier m (plural dossiers)

  1. back of furniture, to rest the sitter's back on
  2. dossier
  3. file, account; directory on a computer, see folder.
  4. An organizer to keep papers in, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet, see folder.
  5. (figuratively) case, notable legal

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French dossier.

Noun[edit]

dossier m (invariable)

  1. dossier (collection of papers, especially legal)

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