[ moh-bil-i-tee ]
/ moʊˈbɪl ɪ ti /


the quality of being mobile.
Sociology. the movement of people in a population, as from place to place, from job to job, or from one social class or level to another.

Origin of mobility

1375–1425; late Middle English mobilite < Latin mōbilitās. See mobile, -ity


in·ter·mo·bil·i·ty, nounnon·mo·bil·i·ty, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for mobility

/ (məʊˈbɪlɪtɪ) /


the ability to move physicallya knee operation has restricted his mobility; mobility is part of physical education
sociol (of individuals or social groups) movement within or between classes and occupationsSee also vertical mobility, horizontal mobility
time that a resident of a secure unit is allowed to spend outside the unit, as preparation for an eventual return to society
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