from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A collection of papers giving detailed information about a particular person or subject.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A collection of papers and/or other sources, containing detailed information about a particular person or subject, together with a synopsis of their content.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bundle containing the papers in reference to some matter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bundle of writings or documents relating to some one matter or subject, inclosed in a wrapper and briefed on the back; the ‘papers in the case.’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)
The Indian government has delivered to Islamabad what it calls a dossier of evidence from the Mumbai attacks.
He has reams of paper which he calls the dossier of the crime.
(Say what you will about Bill Clinton, but his dossier is prison-free.)
Note 4: John Holker to D. Trudaine, dated Rouen, 9 January 1762, in dossier concerning Morris and Joppe [Hope] AN F/12/1334A. back
Note 20: "Observations sur l'état actuel de la Manufacture des Gobelins," 1776, AN O/1/2048; "Certificat de vertu de la part de Nicolas Charles Homassel," 6 February 1785 in dossier, "Gobelins, misc."
The UK dossier is the least specific regarding the diversity of Iraqâ€ ™ s existing or potential arsenal; it states that Iraq has an unspecified useable chemical weapons capability, which has included recent production of chemical agents.
And, Ms. Janssen will present what's called the dossier, which is the written documentation supporting her case, the witness statements.
The FO press manager decides on his own initiative right out of the blue just to pass the time away, you understand to write a "dossier" - and Lo and Behold!
The rapporteur in JURI for the IP Observatory dossier is French Christian Democrat
One of the key proponents of more scrutiny of this dossier is (former Belgian Prime Minister) Guy Verhofstadt’s ALDE group.