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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French portable, or from Latin portabilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɔː(ɹ)təbəl/, /ˈpɔː(ɹ)təbl̩/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɔɹtəbəl/, /ˈpɔɹtəbl̩/, [ˈpʰɔɹɾɪ̈bl̩]
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)təbəl
  • Hyphenation: por‧ta‧ble

AdjectiveEdit

portable (comparative more portable, superlative most portable)

  1. Able to be carried or easily moved.
  2. (computing) Of software, able to be run on multiple hardware or operating systems.

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portable (plural portables)

  1. A portable building used for temporary purposes, particularly:
    1. Clipping of portable toilet.
    2. A trailer or other portable structure used for classes at a school.
  2. (computing) Clipping of portable computer.
    • 1985, New Accountant (volumes 1-3, page lxvii)
      A few portables, particularly the small laphelds, go one step further and come with software built into the computer.
  3. (video games) A hand-held video gaming device.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin portabilis.

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portable (masculine and feminine plural portables)

  1. portable
    Synonym: portàtil

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin portābilis; synchronically analysable as porter +‎ -able.

AdjectiveEdit

portable (plural portables)

  1. portable

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NounEdit

 
La fonction principale des portables (1) est de téléphoner.
 
Travail sur un portable. (2)

portable m (plural portables)

  1. a cell phone
  2. a laptop

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin portabilis.

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portable m (feminine singular portable, masculine plural portables, feminine plural portables)

  1. portable

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Further readingEdit

  • Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians, 2 edition, →ISBN, page 769.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin portabilis; equivalent to portar +‎ -able.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /porˈtable/, [porˈt̪aβle]

AdjectiveEdit

portable (plural portables)

  1. portable
    Synonym: portátil

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