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transportable Line breaks: trans¦port|able
Pronunciation: /tranˈspɔːtəb(ə)l/

Definition of transportable in English:


1Able to be carried or moved: the first transportable phones
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  • Traffic along Brand Highway was delayed for a short time this week when police escorted two trucks carrying a transportable home from Bluff Point to Walkaway.
  • Traditionally famed for their horsemanship and hospitality, many Mongolians still lead nomadic lives, moving their transportable houses or ‘yurts’ between summer and winter grazing grounds.
  • The main criteria for its design were that it be modular, easily transportable, and able to be erected within a day.
2 historical (Of an offender or an offence) punishable by transportation.
Example sentences
  • Something had to be done about the state of crime, the numbers of transportable convicts not yet transported.
  • Common sense and usual business practice prevailed along with generalised desires to rid the kingdom of unwanted transportable convicts.
  • The present plan would remove from that prison a large portion of the transportable convicts who ought to be supported by the public and not by the city.


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A large portable computer or telephone.


Pronunciation: /tranˌspɔːtəˈbɪlɪti/ /trɑːnˌspɔːtəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • The reconfigurable nature of the system design supports operations during deployment and early entry, and aids in transportability and battlefield mobility.
  • The combined objectives of cross country capability and lightness for maximum mobility and air transportability demand efficient structural design.
  • Mobility, transportability, sustainability, and survivability are the mantras.
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