mobile
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mobile(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (movable)
a. móvil
Thanks to this mobile stand, the people who live on the mountain can buy groceries everyday.Gracias a este puesto móvil, la gente de la montaña puede comprar provisiones cada día.
b. ambulante
This mobile library facilitates children's access to reading.Esta biblioteca ambulante facilita que los niños accedan a la lectura.
c. portátil
We heard that Russia is dismantling all their mobile missile launchers.Oímos que Rusia está desmantelando todos sus lanzamisiles portátiles.
d. transportable
How many mobile missiles do we have available?¿Cuántos misiles transportables tenemos disponibles?
e. que tiene movilidad
The labor force needs a mobile population.La fuerza laboral necesita una población activa que tenga movilidad.
f. con movilidad
This research deals with the pros and cons of our mobile society.Esta investigación aborda los pros y los contras de esta sociedad con movilidad.
2. (able to move)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Dale is still quite mobile, even at his advanced age.Dale todavía se puede mover bastante bien, incluso a su avanzada edad.
Now that my car is out of the shop, I'm finally mobile again.Ya que mi carro salió del taller, por fin puedo transportarme donde quiera.
3. (expressive)
a. expresivo
Linda's mobile face is perfect for her career as an actress.El rostro expresivo de Linda es perfecto para su carrera de actriz.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (telecommunications) (United Kingdom)
a. el teléfono celular
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'm spending too much time checking my mobile every day.Paso demasiado tiempo checando mi teléfono celular al día.
b. el celular
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Your mobile just beeped. It's running out of juice.Tu celular pitó; se está quedando sin batería.
c. el teléfono móvil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Can I check my email on your mobile for a second?¿Puedo consultar mi mail en tu teléfono móvil un segundo?
d. el móvil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I think some rowdies stole my mobile in the subway.Creo que unos vándalos me robaron el móvil en el metro.
5. (art)
a. el móvil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My friends gave me this wonderful handmade mobile for my baby.Mis amigos me dieron este precioso móvil hecho a mano para mi bebé.
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mobile
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hanging ornament)
a. el móvil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a. el móvil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(mobile phone)
b. el celular
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. móvil
mobile homecaravana f
mobile phoneteléfono móvil or
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mobile [ˈməʊbaɪl]
adjective
(movable) [+theatre, shop] ambulante; [+missile launcher] portátil; transportable; [+workforce] que tiene movilidad; [+society] con movilidad; (expressive) [+face, features] expresivo
I'm still very mobile todavía me muevo bastante; now that we're mobile ahora que tenemos coche; ahora que estamos motorizados (informal)
noun
1 (Art) móvil (m)
2 (mobile phone) móvil (m) (informal); (Esp) (teléfono (m)) celular (m); (LAm)
you can get me on my mobile
modifier
mobile home (n) caravana (f); casa (f) rodante; (S. Cone) (Ven)
mobile library (n) biblioteca (f) ambulante; bibliobús (m)
mobile phone (n) teléfono (m) móvil; (Esp) teléfono (m) celular; (LAm)
mobile unit (n) unidad (f) móvil
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "mobile"
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mobile phone
el teléfono móvil
mobile home
la casa rodante
mobile device
dispositivo móvil
mobile number
número de móvil
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