- 1that cannot be obtained Such luxuries are unavailable to ordinary people.
- 2 not able or not willing to see, meet, or talk to someone The Vice President was unavailable for comment. opposite available
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NAmE//ˌʌnəˈveɪləbl//[not usually before noun] unavailable (to somebody/something)
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NAmE//ˌʌnəˌveɪləˈbɪlət̮i//noun [uncountable] Many of the problems were caused by the unavailability of suitable equipment.