Definition of mobility in English:


Syllabification: mo·bil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /mōˈbilətē


  • 1The ability to move or be moved freely and easily: this exercise helps retain mobility in the damaged joints
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    • It makes it possible for people who have real problems of mobility to participate more easily in their own democracy.
    • The group had a degree of child mobility with children moving between carers for a range of reasons.
    • Now she fears her permanently-limited mobility has blocked that ambition.
    ability to move, movability
  • 1.1The ability to move between different levels in society or employment: industrialization would open up increasing chances of social mobility
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    • The most egalitarian societies are also those with the highest level of social mobility.
    • That is, there would have to be the possibility of both upward and downward social mobility.
    • The middle class is large and for its members, upward or downward social mobility is rather easy.

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