mobile phone

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mobile phone UK US noun [C]
IT, COMMUNICATIONS a phone which is connected to the phone system by radio instead of by a wire, and can be used anywhere that signals can be received: on/from a mobile phone »

Everyone was filming the event on their mobile phones.


The company sells ringtones, games and screen savers to mobile phone users.

mobile phone operator/company/network »

The country's largest mobile phone operator announced a new high-speed network.

mobile phone application/software/technology »

The next generation of mobile phone technology brought advances in video messaging.


mobile phone market/industry/business


mobile phone bill/charges/contract

Compare CELL PHONE(Cf. cell phone)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • mobile phone — n a telephone that you can carry with you and use in any place American Equivalent: cellular phone ▪ mobile phone users …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mobile phone — noun count MAINLY BRITISH * a CELL PHONE: MOBILE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mobile phone — mobile phones N COUNT A mobile phone is a telephone that you can carry with you and use to make or receive calls wherever you are. [BRIT] Syn: cellular phone (in AM, use , cellphone) …   English dictionary

  • mobile phone — ► NOUN ▪ a portable telephone using a cellular radio system …   English terms dictionary

  • Mobile phone — Cell Phone redirects here. For the film, see Cell Phone (film). Handphone redirects here. For the film, see Handphone (film) …   Wikipedia

  • mobile phone — (also mobile) noun (BrE) ⇨ See also ↑cellphone ADJECTIVE ▪ pay as you go, prepaid ▪ hand held, hands free ▪ 3G, third generation …   Collocations dictionary

  • mobile phone */*/ — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms mobile phone : singular mobile phone plural mobile phones a small phone that you can carry around with you. The usual American word is cell phone …   English dictionary

  • mobile phone — noun A portable telephone that connects with the telephone network over radio wave transmission. Syn: mobile, cellphone, cell phone, cell, handphone, cellular mobile, cellular, cellular telephone, wireless phone …   Wiktionary

  • mobile phone — noun a hand held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short range transmitter/receiver • Syn: ↑cellular telephone, ↑cellular phone, ↑cellphone, ↑cell • Derivationally related forms: ↑cell phone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˌmobile ˈphone — noun [C] British a small phone that you can carry around with you Syn: mobile …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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