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Etymology

From French portable.

Adjective

portable (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
portable

Comparative
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Superlative
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  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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Noun

Singular
portable

Plural
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portable ({{{1}}})
  1. A portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse.
  2. Any temporary building that is portable, especially one located at a school.
  3. (video games) A hand-held video gaming device.
  4. (computing) a portable computer

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] portabilis, from portare or porter + -able.

Adjective

portable m. (f. portable, m. plural portables, f. plural portables)

  1. Portable

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Noun

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

portable m. (plural portables)

  1. a cell phone
  2. (computing) a laptop

Synonyms

cell phone
laptop

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