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hand-held

adjective
 
 
/ˈhændheld/
B1 describes something that is designed to be held and used easily with one or two hands: a hand-held computer/deviceHaving in your hands
Translations of “hand-held”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手提式的, 攜帶型的…
in Russian ручной, переносной…
in Turkish elle tutulabilen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手提式的, 便携式的…
in Polish ręczny…
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