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available

adjective
 
 
/əˈveɪləbl/
if something is available, you are able to buy it, own it, or have it: Business class is sold out, but there are still a few seats available in first class. We will let you know about any available jobs at the branch. Portfolio samples and references are available on request.make sth available The government made available additional funding for clean energy research.be/become available for sth The new release will become available for purchase in April of next year.be/become available to sb Access to this website is only available to registered users.
if someone is available, they have enough time to do something: I’m sorry, he’s not available right now. Would you like to leave him a message?available for sth Are you available Thursday morning for a conference call?available to do sth I'm busy all this week but I'd be available to meet with you next Monday.
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