›FINANCEa collection of different investments that are owned by a particular person or organization: an investment portfolioa property portfolio have/hold a portfolioThese funds are less risky because you hold a portfolio selected and monitored by a specialist manager. build (up) a portfolioYou could build up a portfolio including UK funds.a balanced/diversified portfolioIt's a diversified portfolio, which will lower the risk.a global/international portfolioThese funds are impossible to ignore if you want a broad international portfolio.a bond/stock/share portfolioThese shares should amount to no more than 10 or 20% of a stock portfolio.
›COMMERCE, FINANCEthe range of products or services that a company offers, or the businesses that someone owns: Customer reaction to our product portfolio has been extremely positive.The hotel group's brand portfolio includes about 15 complementary brands, from luxury to budget hotels.strong/broad portfolioWe will continue to have a strong portfolio of businesses with an annual turnover of approximately £1.65bn. build up/expand a portfolioHe and associates want to build up a portfolio of money-making websites.
›GOVERNMENTthe particular job or area of responsibility that a member of a government has : One of the most significant changes is in the trade portfolio.