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móvil (epicene, plural móviles)

  1. mobile

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Borrowed from Latin mobilis. See also mueble, from the same source.


  • IPA(key): /ˈmobil/ [ˈmo.β̞il]
  • Rhymes: -obil
  • Syllabification: mó‧vil


móvil m or f (masculine and feminine plural móviles)

  1. mobile
    Antonym: inmóvil

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móvil m (plural móviles)

  1. (Spain) cellular, cell phone (US), mobile phone (UK, Australia)
    Synonyms: (Spain) teléfono móvil, (Latin America) teléfono celular, (Latin America) celular
  2. sculpture, decorative arrangement or toy for small babies made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other (Wikipedia)
    • 2000, Linda Levin, Eileen Bropson, Mi manual de bebé: una guía de referencia manejable al primer año de su bebé, Square Peg Press, page 63:
      Cuelgue un móvil aproximadamente de ocho a 12 pulgadas de retirado de la cara del bebé en los primeros meses.
      Hang a mobile about eight to 12 inches away from the baby's face in the first months.
  3. motive

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