Definition of i-mode in English:

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trademark A proprietary technology that allows data to be transferred to and from Internet sites via mobile phones.
Example sentences
  • Restructuring, new and faster phones, and a slow-but-steady expansion of its i-mode Internet mobile phones globally are having an effect.
  • Html mail can be decorated with different backgrounds, text colors/sizes and photos, as well as animations downloaded from i-mode sites.
  • Not surprisingly, the number of i-mode accessible sites has increased consistently with the rise in the number of customers, currently numbering approximately 33,000 sites.


Early 21st century: from I (referring to the user's ability to interact directly with the Internet) + mode.

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Syllabification: i-mode

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