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portable

adjective uk   /ˈpɔː.tə.bl̩/ us    /ˈpɔːr.t̬ə-/
C1 light and small enough to be easily carried or moved: a portable radio/phone/computer possible to take with you if you move to a different place or job: They offer portable pensions, carried by employees from job to job. Your phone number is portable if you decide to move to a different home or office.
portability
noun [U] uk   /ˌpɔː.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /ˌpɔːr.t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
The advantage of the smaller model is its greater portability.
Translations of “portable”
in Korean 휴대용의…
in Arabic مَحْمول…
in French portatif, portable…
in Turkish taşınabilir…
in Italian portatile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕便的,便攜的, 手提的…
in Russian портативный, переносной…
in Polish przenośny…
in Spanish portátil…
in Portuguese portátil…
in German tragbar…
in Catalan portàtil…
in Japanese 持ち運び可能な, 携帯用の, ポータブル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻便的,便携的, 手提的…
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