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Definition of "dossier" []

  • A collection of papers giving detailed information about a particular person or subject. (noun)
  • A collection of papers containing information on a particular subject or person (noun)

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Use "dossier" in a sentence
  • "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.)"