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  1. 1
    [not usually before noun] able to be obtained, taken, or used

    The dish is made with ingredients available in most supermarkets.

    the best available equipment

    We’ll notify you as soon as tickets become available.

    available to:

    Not all the facts are made available to us.

    available for:

    There is no money available for this project.

    readily/freely/easily/widely available:

    The information is freely available on the Internet.

  2. 2
    [never before noun] not too busy to do something

    I’m available next Tuesday if you want to meet then.

    available to do something:

    My tutor is always available to talk to her students.

    available for comment (=not busy and able to speak to reporters):

    No one at company headquarters was available for comment.

  3. 3
    not married or involved in a romantic relationship and therefore able to start a new relationship

    Your friend is cute. Is he available?



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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