availability

noun
ADJECTIVE
easy, ready

the easy availability of many illegal drugs

general, wide, widespread
greater, increased, increasing
continuous, unlimited

the seemingly unlimited availability of mortgage credit

limited
land, staff, ticket, etc.
VERB + AVAILABILITY
check, ensure

Check the availability of bottled water before you set off.

expand, increase, maximize
limit, reduce, restrict

They want to restrict the availability of abortions.

PHRASES
subject to availability

All holiday bookings are subject to availability.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • availability — (n.) 1803, from AVAILABLE (Cf. available) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • availability — [ə vāl΄ə bil′ə tē] n. 1. the quality or condition of being available 2. pl. availabilities an available person or thing …   English World dictionary

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  • availability — a|vail|a|bil|i|ty [ ə,veılə bıləti ] noun uncount ** 1. ) the state of being able to be obtained or used: availability of: Whether I take the job depends on the availability of daycare. 2. ) the state of not being too busy to do something: I ll… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • availability */*/ — UK [əˌveɪləˈbɪlətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the state of being able to be obtained or used availability of: Whether I take the job depends on the availability of child care. 2) the state of not being too busy to do something I ll have to check …   English dictionary

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