Port.

English translation: Mobile

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French term or phrase:Port.
English translation:Mobile
Entered by: Cyril Tollari

22:39 Nov 4, 2019
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / contact details
French term or phrase: Port.
This appears beneath a lawyer's name in an email:

Tel: 01 xx xx xx xx xx
Port.: 06 xx xx xx xx xx
Fax: 01 xx xx xx xx
AllegroTrans
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:54
Mob
Explanation:
Portable, mobile phone, cell phone
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Cyril Tollari
France
Local time: 09:54
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5 +6Mob
Cyril Tollari


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
Mob


Explanation:
Portable, mobile phone, cell phone

Cyril Tollari
France
Local time: 09:54
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Less commonly abbreviated in EN, 'mobile' would do just fine ('cell' for the USA). Not least, of course, because 'mob' is a word in its own right.
2 mins
  -> True

neutral  Sandra& Kenneth: "Mob" is slangy and a terrible synonym for "mobile" in this context.
28 mins
  -> True, I prefer to use mobile on my resume

agree  writeaway: Given the context, no doubt possible. but yes, use mobile, (not mob) for English
59 mins
  -> Merci !

agree  Yolanda Broad
1 hr
  -> Merci !

agree  SafeTex: Obviously, it's even next to the mobie phone number
10 hrs
  -> True

agree  Wolf Draeger: With Tony.
11 hrs
  -> Merci !

agree  Stephanie Benoist
18 hrs
  -> Merci !
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