Sentence Examples


  • Late in the year 1813 he took up the portfolio of military affairs.
  • After the war he repeatedly declined the portfolio of war.
  • When Briand reconstituted his Cabinet, in Dec. 1916, Ribot retained the portfolio of Finance.
  • Rouvier himself took the portfolio of foreign affairs at this anxious juncture.
  • In this he took the portfolio of the Interior, and the main energy of the government was devoted to the struggle with clericalism.