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One entry found for portable.
Main Entry: por·ta·ble
Pronunciation: primarystresspomacrrt-schwa-bschwal, primarystresspodotrt-
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English portable "capable of being carried or moved about," from early French portable (same meaning), from Latin portabilis (same meaning), from earlier portare "to carry" --related to PORTFOLIO, TRANSPORT
: possible to carry or move about <a portable computer>

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