portability

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noun por·ta·bil·i·ty \ˌpȯr-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of portability

plural

portabilities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being portable

  2. 2 :  the transferability of a worker's benefits from one pension fund to another when the worker changes jobs

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