Portfolio vs Catalogue - What's the difference?

portfolio | catalogue |

As a noun portfolio

is portfolio.

As a verb catalogue is




(en noun)
  • A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps and other flat documents.
  • The collection of such documents, especially the works of an artist or photographer.
  • (politics) The post and the responsibilities of a cabinet minister or other head of a government department.
  • The group of investments and other assets held by an investor.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=70, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Engineers of a different kind , passage=Private-equity nabobs bristle at being dubbed mere financiers.
  • A collection of assets generally.
  • I would like to introduce you to our portfolio of services.

    See also

    * curriculum vitae * repertoire ----



    Alternative forms

    * catalog


    (en noun)
  • A systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=May 5 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=The Reds were on the back foot early on when a catalogue of defensive errors led to Ramires giving Chelsea the lead. Jay Spearing conceded possession in midfield and Ramires escaped Jose Enrique far too easily before scoring at the near post with a shot Reina should have saved.}}
  • A complete (usually alphabetical) list of items.
  • A list of all the publications in a library.
  • (US) A university calendar.
  • (computing, dated) A directory listing.
  • * 1983 , Helpline'' (in ''Sinclair User issue 21)
  • The program generates a catalogue of the files on the cartridge selected by the user, reads the catalogue into memory and erases the cartridge copy, so that an up-to-date copy is always generated.
  • * 2003 , "Brotha G", Repairing Microdrive Cartridges'' (on newsgroup ''comp.sys.sinclair )
  • It has two extra options using extended syntax. CAT - an extended catalogue but not as detailed as some I've seen. ( The reason that the Spectrum CAT command is restricted is that it cleverly uses the 512 bytes data buffer of the microdrive channel to sort the filenames - hence the limit of 50 ten-character filenames )


    * See also


  • To put into a catalogue.
  • To make a catalogue of.
  • To add items (e.g. books) to an existing catalogue.
  • Anagrams

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