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a·vail·a·ble / əˈvāləbəl/ • adj. able to be used or obtained; at someone's disposal: refreshments will be available all afternoon. ∎  (of a person) not otherwise occupied; free to do something: the nurse is only available at certain times. ∎  not currently involved in a sexual or romantic relationship: there's a dearth of available women here.DERIVATIVES: a·vail·a·bil·i·ty / əˌvāləˈbilitē/ n.