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Portfolio vs. Folio — What's the Difference?

Portfolio vs. Folio — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Portfolio and Folio

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Portfolio

A portable case for holding material, such as loose papers, photographs, or drawings.
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Folio

The term "folio", from the Latin folium (leaf), has three interconnected but distinct meanings in the world of books and printing: it is firstly a term for a common method of arranging sheets of paper into book form, folding the sheet only once, and a term for a book made in this way; secondly it is a general term for a sheet, leaf or page in (especially) manuscripts and old books; and thirdly it is an approximate term for the size of a book, and for a book of this size. Firstly, a folio (abbreviated fo or 2°) is a book or pamphlet made up of one or more full sheets of paper, on each of which four pages of text are printed, two on each side; each sheet is then folded once to produce two leaves.
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Portfolio

A collection of works or documents that are representative of a person's skills and accomplishments
A photographer's portfolio.
An artist's portfolio of drawings.
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Folio

A large sheet of paper folded once in the middle, making two leaves or four pages of a book or manuscript.
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Portfolio

The office or post of a cabinet member or minister of state.
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Folio

A book or manuscript of the largest common size, usually about 38 centimeters (15 inches) in height, consisting of such folded sheets.
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Portfolio

A group of investments held by an investor, investment company, or financial institution.
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Folio

A leaf of a book numbered only on the front side.
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Portfolio

A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps and other flat documents.
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Folio

A number on such a leaf.
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Portfolio

(by extension) The collection of such documents, especially the works of an artist or photographer.
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Folio

A page number.
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Portfolio

(politics) The post and the responsibilities of a cabinet minister or other head of a government department.
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Folio

(Law) A specific number of words used as a unit for measuring the length of the text of a legal document.
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Portfolio

(finance) The group of investments and other assets held by an investor.
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Folio

To number consecutively the pages or leaves of (a book, for example).
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Portfolio

(business) A collection of assets; (figurative) any collection of things considered as investments or assets.
I would like to introduce you to our portfolio of services.
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Folio

A leaf of a book or manuscript
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Portfolio

A range of products.
Product portfolio
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Folio

A page of a book, that is, one side of a leaf of a book.
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Portfolio

A portable case for holding loose papers, prints, drawings, etc.
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Folio

(printing) A page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand pages.
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Portfolio

Hence: The office and functions of a minister of state or member of the cabinet; as, to receive the portfolio of war; to resign the portfolio.
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Folio

(paper) A sheet of paper folded in half.
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Portfolio

A case for carrying papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
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Folio

(books) A book made of sheets of paper each folded in half (two leaves or four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind, exceeding 30 cm in height.
A rare copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio.
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Portfolio

A list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution
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Folio

(accounting) A page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.
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Portfolio

The role of the head of a government department;
He holds the portfolio for foreign affairs
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Folio

A leaf containing a certain number of words; hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.
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Folio

A wrapper for loose papers.
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Folio

To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page
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Folio

A leaf of a book or manuscript.
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Folio

A sheet of paper once folded.
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Folio

A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind. See Note under Paper.
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Folio

The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand.
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Folio

A page of a book; (Bookkeeping) a page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.
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Folio

A leaf containing a certain number of words, hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.
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Folio

To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page.
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Folio

The system of numbering pages
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Folio

A sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
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Folio

A book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages;
The first folio of Shakespeare's plays
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