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sophistry sophistry
/ˈsɑ fɪs trɪ/

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  • portfolio portfolio  /pɔrt ˈfoʊ li ˌoʊ/ ?  a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings…

    portfolio meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
    2. (n) a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
    3. (n) a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution
    4. (n) the role of the head of a government department

    portfolio usage(s)

    1. The total value of Harvard's endowment plunged nearly 30 percent in the last fiscal year as the Ivy League institution's portfolio was battered by the worldwide recession.
    2. As people age, they should move their portfolios from riskier investments like stocks to more conservative options like bonds and cash.
  • porthole porthole  /ˈpɔt həʊl/ ?  a window in a ship or airplane
  • portia tree portia tree  pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental…
  • portico portico  /ˈpɔr tə ˌkoʊ/ ?  a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned…
  • porticoed porticoed  marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends…
  • porticoes porticoes  a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned…
  • portiere portiere  a heavy curtain hung across a doorway
  • portion portion  /ˈpɔr ʃən/ ?  something determined in relation to something that includes it
  • portion out portion out  give out as one's portion or share
  • portland portland  /ˈpɔrt lənd/ ?  freshwater port and largest city in Oregon; located in northwestern…
  • portland cement portland cement  a cement that hardens under water; made by heating limestone and clay…
  • portlier portlier  euphemisms for `fat'
  • portliest portliest  euphemisms for `fat'
  • portly portly  /ˈpɔrt li/ ?  euphemisms for `fat'
  • portmanteau portmanteau  /pɔt ˈmæn təʊ/ ?  a new word formed by joining two others and combining their…
  • portmanteau word portmanteau word  a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
  • portmanteaux portmanteaux  a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
  • porto porto  /ˈpɔr toʊ/ ?  port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine
  • porto novo porto novo  the capital of Benin in southwestern part of country on a coastal lagoon
  • porto rico porto rico  a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the…
  • portrait portrait  /ˈpɔr trət/ ?  a word picture of a person's appearance and character
  • portrait camera portrait camera  a camera with a portrait lens
  • portrait lens portrait lens  a compound camera lens with a relatively high aperture
  • portrait painter portrait painter  a painter or drawer of portraits
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