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noun [uncountable] American English pronunciation: mobility /moʊˈbɪləti/

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  1. 1
    the ability to move a part of your body

    The accident affected her mobility.

    1. a.
      the ability to move and walk normally
      mobility impaired (=disabled):

      a special entrance for the mobility impaired

      She lost mobility in her left arm as a result of the accident.

  2. 2
    the tendency to move between places, jobs, or social classes

    A strong economy offers greater opportunities for social mobility.

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