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dossier

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Definition a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject  — usually a person's record
  • I've studied her dossier.
  • According to his dossier, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov had been sentenced for high treason.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • dossier = a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject  — usually a person's record
  • The package is supposed to be a long dossier of everything you've done as a SEAL.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Jessica looked, recognizing the face from her Duke's dossiers.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • He pointed the flashlight at each of us and spoke as if quoting some secret dossier.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • Edgar had many enemies-for-life and the way to deal with such people was to compile massive dossiers.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • We were in the process of compiling that all-important dossier of shared experiences now.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Your patient's mother, as I learn from the dossier and you might have learned from Glubose, is a good example.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • Four months ago, the Chinese government accepted our dossier.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • A pair of semi-coded dossiers accompanied the photographs.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Every Priory historian and Grail buff had read the Dossiers.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Then with the individual Medusa dossiers, damn it!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Sir Alistair has already prepared a dossier for you.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Mike amigo mio, there should be in that file a dossier on me.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • It reminded her that, according to his dossier, Marco Angelini spent a large part of his time in Italy.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • Please bear in mind that I've only recently been assigned, with full clearance, to Mr Webb's classified dossier.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Nowhere in that very creative dossier was there the slightest clue of a Washington connection.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • I am going to Rome with a wonderful dossier and letters of introduction that cover every capital in Europe, and there will be "no small stir" when I get there.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • They lifted it, and flung it on one side of the hall where it rolled over, scattering a cascade of letters, dossiers, ink-pots, pens, sealing-wax and documents.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • In Zooey, be assured early, we are dealing with the complex, the overlapping, the cloven, and at least two dossier-like paragraphs ought to be got in right here.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey

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