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mobility

Syllabification: mo·bil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /mōˈbilədē
 
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Definition of mobility in English:

noun

1The ability to move or be moved freely and easily: this exercise helps retain mobility in the damaged joints
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
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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