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mobile

adjective uk   /ˈməʊ.baɪl/  us   /ˈmoʊ.bəl/

mobile adjective (MOVING)

able to move freely or be easily moved: You've broken your ankle but you'll be fully mobile (= able to walk as usual) within a couple of months.
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mobile adjective (PHONE SERVICE)

used to describe a service available on a mobile phone, PDA, etc.: mobile computing

mobile

noun [C] uk   /ˈməʊ.baɪl/  us   /ˈmoʊ.bəl/

mobile noun [C] (PHONE)

A1 mainly UK (US usually cell phone) a mobile phone a mobile number : My mobile's 07796 10253.

mobile noun [C] (DECORATION)

a decoration or work of art that has many parts that move freely in the air, for example hanging from threads
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