|Origin:||Latin mobilis, from movere 'to move'|
Related topics: Sociology
not fixed in one position, and easy to move and use in different places:
moving or able to move from one job, area, or social class to another:
a more mobile workforce
People these days are much more socially mobile.
an upwardly mobile (=moving to a higher social scale) professional
able to move or travel easily [≠ immobile]:
She's more mobile now that she has her own car.
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a shop etc that is kept in a vehicle and driven from place to place:
Two mobile units provide healthcare in rural villages.
features that can change their expression quickly:
His mobile features registered amusement.