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adjective mobile pronunciation in American English /ˈmoʊb(ə)l/mobile pronunciation in American English /ˈmoʊˌbaɪl/
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  1. 1
    [only before noun] easy to move and use in different places
    a mobile telephone
    a mobile X-ray unit
    1. b.
      able to move and walk
      He has a broken leg and isn’t very mobile.
    2. c.
      able to travel from one place to another because you have a vehicle
      Increasing car ownership has made the population more mobile.
  2. 2
    able to move easily from one job, social class, place, etc. to another
    a new generation of mobile executives
    socially/geographically/internationally mobile: People living in this area are less socially mobile.
  3. 3
    relating to or using communication technology such as smartphones, GPS devices, etc. that can be used anywhere
    Mobile communications can now reach any part of the planet.
    Register now and get a free mobile blog.
    With the ubiquity of cellphones, research into mobile learning is thriving.
    a mobile application store specifically for healthcare professionals


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