Mobile

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Synonyms for Mobile

capable of moving or being moved from place to place

changing easily, as in expression

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a river in southwestern Alabama

a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents

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migratory

moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

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having transportation available

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capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another

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affording change (especially in social status)

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Kopp knew the only way to attract elite students was to "counteract teaching's image as a 'soft' and downwardly mobile career.
Women were twice as likely to be downwardly mobile but generally avoided the depression and poor psychological wellbeing experienced by men in the same situation.
But this portrayal of Kansas evangelicals backing nonsense against their own interests ignores the fact that evangelical churches around the country offer not only a sense of religious righteousness to their downwardly mobile members but also much needed services such as low priced meals, "career ministries" for the unemployed, childcare, English lessons for immigrants, and after-school programs.
He bade Brasilia farewell in January 2003, leaving the country deep in debt--at nearly 60% of GDP--highly taxed, and downwardly mobile.
He's promising to bring the finest players to the finest league and even if it will mean watching all those downwardly mobile Cockney geezers larging it at the top, think of all the fresh talent on display.
Such downwardly mobile college graduates generally had lower cognitive skills than those occupying occupations commensurate with their education.
A prequel rather than sequel, the plot for those who can be bothered, recounts how Fred and Barney hooked up with downwardly mobile rich girl Wilma and burger joint waitress Betty, played out as an excuse for visiting alien The Great Gazooo (Alan Cumming who patently need a spell in artistic rehab) to observe earth's mating rituals.
Celebrated for his affectionate but biting depictions of downwardly mobile Brits struggling to survive the Thatcher-Major years, Leigh's forte is contemporary kitchen-sink realism couched in a distinctively personal comic syntax.
Today, racial hostility and mutual paranoia are fueled by a flood of downwardly mobile casualties of the "new economy," social debris of all colors seething with misplaced hatred.
So the bus is filled with the definitely downwardly mobile.