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English definition of “smartphone”


noun [C]     /ˈsmɑːtfəʊn/ COMMUNICATIONS, IT
a mobile phone that has software like the software on a small computer , and that connects to the internet : They are promoting a new football game for their latest multi-featured smartphone.
(Definition of smartphone noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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