available - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “available”

See all translations

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.
→  Compare unavailable
(Definition of available from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of available?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “available” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

force somebody's hand

to make someone do something they do not want to do, or act sooner than they had intended

Word of the Day

Go ahead! (Phrasal verbs with ‘go’)

by Kate Woodford,
May 06, 2015
​​​ Every few weeks, we focus on phrasal verbs that are formed with a particular verb. This week, we’re looking at phrasal verbs that start with the verb ‘go’. As ever, we present a range of the most useful and common phrasal verbs. Some of the most common ‘go’ phrasal verbs are easy

Read More 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Read More