Share this entry
portfolio
American English: /pɔrtˈfoʊliˌoʊ/
British English: /pɔːtˈfəʊlɪəʊ/

Translation of portfolio in Spanish:

noun plural portfolios

  • 1 1.1 (case)
    Example sentences
    • Then she started picking up folders, portfolios, drawings, papers, everything important that she could find and locked it in her cabinet.
    • His fingers lost their iron grip, and the portfolio with the drawing paper fell to the ground, with my portrait landing at my feet.
    • I took my favorite drawings out of the portfolio and hung them as well.
    1.2 (samples of work)
    carpeta (feminine) de trabajos
    Example sentences
    • Part of their course work involves creating actual marketing pieces for their portfolios.
    • Since earning her graduate degree from Yale only two years ago, Katy Grannan has compiled an impressive portfolio of portraits.
    • In the midst of this fabulous display the patron and other gentlemen examine a portfolio while a young art student draws from the assembled works.
  • 2 (Politics) Minister without Portfolio
    ministro (-tra) (masculine, feminine) sin cartera
    Example sentences
    • However, he has been retained as a Cabinet minister without a portfolio.
    • Some Cabinet ministers whose portfolios are related to the forum's subject did not attend the meeting.
    • Timbul was given a position without a portfolio as an expert staff assigned to the minister.
  • 3 (Finance) (before noun) portfolio investments
    inversiones (feminine plural) de cartera
    Example sentences
    • Dividend reinvestment plans, or DRIPs, allow investors to build investment portfolios by reinvesting dividends into more shares.
    • I used to have a fair portion of my investment portfolio allocated to bonds.
    • To be sure, much global finance reflects growing investment portfolios, some doubtless with a speculative component.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.