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  • n. A portable telephone that connects with the telephone network over radio wave transmission.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver


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  • As Baldy parked the car in a side-street that Malik knew was not far from the mobile phone shop, he seemed almost furtive.

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  • Cook and his wife, Jackie Haines, were told by Scotland Yard in April this year their mobile phone numbers and payroll details had been found in Mulcaire's notebook.

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  • Makhlouf owns a major stake in Syriatel — the country's largest mobile phone operator, and his operations include banking, phone distribution, duty-free shops, an oil concession, hotels and construction.

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  • The move is a direct response to the Guardian's exclusive story on Monday that Mulcaire caused Milly's parents to wrongly believe she was still alive – and interfered with police inquiries into her disappearance – by hacking into the teenager's mobile phone and deleting messages.

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  • He said they had told him his mobile phone number, ex-directory landline number and address had been found in records made by Mulcaire that were recovered from the investigator's office in south London.

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  • The revelation that bereaved family members may have had their mobile phone messages intercepted by Glenn Mulcaire, a private investigator employed by the paper, in the days following the 2005 London bombings will heap further pressure on the title's owner, News International, part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

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  • France Telecom SA paid about 4,200 Euros (or about $4,700) per customer when it bought E-Plus, a German mobile phone firm, while Deutsche Telekom AG acquired a British mobile phone company, One 2 One Personal Communications, Ltd., at a price of about 5,000 Euros ($5,600) per customer.


  • Days later, Brooks was drafting a memo to staff – her second in a week – expressing her horror at the revelation late on Monday afternoon that journalists at the News of the World had ordered a private investigator to hack into the murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler's mobile phone when Brooks was editor of the paper.

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  • One mobile phone company, Ruettgers tells me, planned for sixty thousand customers in its first six weeks.



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