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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French disponible and similar words in related languages.

AdjectiveEdit

disponible

  1. (nonstandard, rare) Available.
    • 2009, Lucy Wadham, The Secret Life of France, Faber & Faber (→ISBN), page 22:
      'Well, I'm not disponible.' During that dinner with Laurent, then, he had got the idea that I was available.

Usage notesEdit

  • Mainly used by non-native speakers. Available is about 3000 times more common.

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

disponible (epicene, plural disponibles)

  1. available

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin disponibilis, equivalent to despondre +‎ -ible.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

disponible (masculine and feminine plural disponibles)

  1. available
    Antonym: indisponible

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin disponibilis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

disponible (plural disponibles)

  1. available (pour for, à to)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

disponible

  1. definite singular of disponibel
  2. plural of disponibel

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

disponible

  1. definite singular of disponibel
  2. plural of disponibel

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

disponible (plural disponibles)

  1. available

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