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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunavailableun‧a‧vail‧a‧ble /ˌʌnəˈveɪləbəl/ ●○○ AWL adjective [not before noun]  1 AVAILABLEnot able to be obtained Funding for the new school is unavailable.unavailable to materials that were unavailable to researchers in the past2 AVAILABLEnot able or willing to meet someoneunavailable for Officials were unavailable for comment (=not able or willing to talk to reporters).
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unavailableTribble was unavailable for comment but left a statement voicing an interest in serving a volume market.Yosef was unavailable for comment Wednesday.Corpoven officials were unavailable for comment.On their travels they had fallen in love with some exciting pieces of furniture, most of which were unavailable here.Many common medicines are unavailable in the country.The study uses many previously unavailable materials.But Lipton claims that such a path is unavailable to the Third World.unavailable for commentKen Murray, the man behind the Bank of Edinburgh, was engaged in meetings and unavailable for comment.Last night Mr Burns was unavailable for comment.The Dobson story had yet to be substantiated, and the family were still unavailable for comment.Baker was unavailable for comment, and a club official said Sabean would not comment beyond a short written statement.Dean Kay was unavailable for comment Thursday.Yosef was unavailable for comment Wednesday.Cordova was unavailable for comment yesterday, while Maradona's lawyer, Vincenzo Maria Siniscalchi, said the accusation was groundless.
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