Definition of Dossier

1. Noun. A collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record).

Generic synonyms: Written Account, Written Record



Definition of Dossier

1. n. A bundle containing the papers in reference to some matter.

Definition of Dossier

1. Noun. A collection of papers and/or other sources, containing detailed information about a particular person or subject, together with a synopsis of their content. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dossier

1. a file of papers on a single subject [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dossier

doss about
doss around
doss down
dossal
dossals
dossed
dossel
dossels
dosser
dosseret
dosserets
dossers
dosses
dosshouse
dosshouses
dossier (current term)
dossiers
dossil
dossils
dossing
dost
dosulepin
dot
dot-bomb
dot-com
dot-commer
dot-coms
dot-matrix
dot ball
dot blot

Literary usage of Dossier

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1. The Template-Makers of the Paris Basin: Toichological Techniques for by John James (1989)
"The method is based on the concept of the dossier, which is a constellation of ... The dossier may include impost forms and the dimensions of piers, ..."

2. The Lettering of an Athenian Mason by Stephen V. Tracy (1975)
"I did not attempt at that point to reach a final decision concerning any of the fragments, but retained all in the dossier for further study from the actual ..."

3. The Oxford Collection of the Drawings of Roger de Gaignières and the Royal by Elizabeth A. R. Brown (1988)
"Duplessis cited the dossier of documents as "Archives de l'Empire, ... The dossier was subsequently removed and placed with the papers in AN, Y 11425, ..."

4. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff (1998)
"If we look in more detail now at part II of the dossier, this is also a subdivision ... Part III of the dossier, as it stands now, lays down a number of ..."

5. The Tragedy of Dreyfus by George Warrington Steevens (1899)
"When I showed this dossier to General de Boisdeffre, he recognised it perfectly and asked why it had not been burned as before agreed. ..."

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