unavailing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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uk   us   /ˌʌn.əˈveɪ.lɪŋ/ formal or literary
When an ​attempt to do something is unavailing, it is ​unsuccessful or has no ​positiveeffect: Diplomatic ​efforts at peace-making have so ​farproved unavailing.
(Definition of unavailing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unavailing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 徒劳的,无成果的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徒勞的,無成果的…
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