Definition of portable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɔːtəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɔːrtəbl//
Watching TV
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that is easy to carry or to move a portable TV The equipment is lightweight, portable and easy to store. (figurative) a portable loan/pension (= that can be moved if you change banks, jobs, etc.) portable software See related entries: Watching TV Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French portable, from late Latin portabilis, from Latin portare ‘carry’.
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