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English definition of “available”


adjective    /əˈveɪ·lə·bəl/
able to be obtained, used, or reached: Her new book is available in bookstores all across America. availability    /əˌveɪ·ləˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/ noun [U] I’ll check on the availability of tickets.
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