Definition of mobility noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//məʊˈbɪləti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//moʊˈbɪləti//
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  1. 1the ability to move easily from one place, social class, or job to another social/geographical/career mobility see also upward mobility
  2. 2the ability to move or travel around easily An electric wheelchair has given her greater mobility. mobility training for the blind Wordfindercare home, dementia, frail, geriatric, mobility, the old, pensioner, retire, sprightly, widow
  3. Extra examples Education was the key to upward social mobility. She has limited mobility in her arms. The difference in regional house prices acts as an obstacle to mobility of labour. The high cost of living acts as an obstacle to mobility of labor. The patient should be able to regain full mobility. a disease that impairs the mobility of many older people
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