Definition of mobile phone in English:

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mobile phone

(also mobile telephone)


A telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network. also called cellular phone.
Example sentences
  • Network reception for mobile phones varies depending on the area in which you are using the phone.
  • As for tracking systems that use mobile phones, what happens after a phone is switched off?
  • Soon the mobile phone network was disabled to allow emergency services a clear line.

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Syllabification: mo·bile phone

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