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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmobilitymo‧bil‧i‧ty /məʊˈbɪləti $ moʊ-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 MOVE/CHANGE POSITIONthe ability to move easily from one job, area, or social class to another opp immobility social mobilitymobility of There is greater mobility of labour (=movement of workers) between jobs and areas.upward/downward mobility jobs and opportunities for upward mobility2 MOVE/CHANGE POSITIONthe ability to move easily opp immobility It improves the strength and mobility of joints. The key to the army’s effectiveness is its increased mobility.mobility allowance British English (=money paid to sick or disabled people to help pay for transport)
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mobilityShuttles will give mobility to employees without cars.Greater mobility has bred greater volatility.Pawlawksi will have to lose weight to improve his mobility.Employees therefore had a vested interest in remaining with their firm since job mobility was restricted.These large gametes will inevitably be produced in smaller numbers and they will lack mobility.There is a large degree of mobility among public accountants.These systems provide users with an unprecedented degree of mobility and flexibility.You'll experience some loss of mobility for a few weeks after the operation.The weakening of bone tissue has a considerable effect on an elderly person's mobility.The legal profession served as a means of upward social mobility for Burghers, Sinhalese and Tamils.Social mobility and elite circulation might increase, and the ruling group might become more heterogeneous, but government must remain oligarchic.upward/downward mobilityThe working class is more uniform in origins than ever before because downward mobility has declined.He is a wholly conscious arriviste, half proud and half ashamed of both his middle-class background and his upward mobility.Short Cuts captures the moment when the postwar economic boom began its decline into downward mobility.Neither is upward mobility, rising income or independence a necessary consequence of their diligence.Unemployment is also a significant cause of downward mobility in Britain.Jeff is already a victim but his actions could alter the balance and restore the upward mobility of his career. 2.In a society that valued upward mobility, formal education became a gateway to economic and social success.More recently, multinationals and foreign capital, with all their implications, have made vertical upward mobility difficult.mobility allowanceThese are child benefits, industrial injuries and death benefits, certain invalidity benefits, and attendance and mobility allowances.We will increase Invalidity Benefit by 15%, extend mobility allowance and base payments on medical records rather than National Insurance contributions.Female speaker Children under 5 aren't eligible for mobility allowance to help the parents with transport.Free car parking to people in receipt of mobility allowance and claiming exemption from road fund duty.The mobility allowance amounted initially to £10 a week and was recognised as anything but adequate.
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