portable

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From French portable.

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portable (comparative more portable, superlative most portable)

  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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portable (plural portables)

  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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin portabilis, from portare or porter + -able.

Adjective[edit]

portable (masculine and feminine, plural portables)

  1. portable

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

portable m (plural portables)

  1. a cell phone
  2. a laptop

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