suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand: I used whatever tools were available.
readily obtainable; accessible: available resources.
having sufficient power or efficacy; valid.
Archaic. efficacious; profitable; advantageous.
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- avail oneself of,
- available light,
- avalanche lily
Origin of available
a·vail·a·bil·i·ty, a·vail·a·ble·ness, nouna·vail·a·bly, adverbin·ter·a·vail·a·bil·i·ty, nounin·ter·a·vail·a·ble, adjective
non·a·vail·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·a·vail·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·a·vail·a·ble, adjectiveun·a·vail·a·ble·ness, nounun·a·vail·a·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unavailability
Liu interjected that the unavailability of private money was backed up by a Congressional Budget Office report.
Illinois State forests will always be smaller than those of other states because of the unavailability of low valued land.Forest Trees of Illinois|Fuller George D.
obtainable or accessible; capable of being made use of; at hand
US politics derogatory suitable for public office, usually as a result of having an inoffensive characterSmith was a particularly available candidate
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