[French pawr-tey-tyen] /French pɔr teɪˈtyɛn/
former name of .
/ˈpɔːtˌfaɪə/ noun 1. (formerly) a slow-burning fuse used for firing rockets and fireworks and, in mining, for igniting explosives
[pawrt-foh-lee-oh, pohrt-] /pɔrtˈfoʊ liˌoʊ, poʊrt-/ noun, plural portfolios. 1. a flat, portable case for carrying loose papers, drawings, etc. 2. such a case for carrying documents of a government department. 3. the total holdings of the securities, commercial paper, etc., of a financial institution or private investor. 4. the office or post of a minister […]
- Portfolio career
noun a tapestry of a variety of eclectic employment experiences; employment in a series of short-contract or part-time positions Examples A portfolio career allowed her to balance work and family obligations. Usage Note slang
- Portfolio worker
noun 1. a person in portfolio employment noun a person employed in a series of eclectic positions or in part-time or short-contract positions