availing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

availing

  1. Present participle of avail.
    I'm availing myself of the opportunity.

Adjective[edit]

availing (comparative more availing, superlative most availing)

  1. Efficacious.
    • 2005, Carville Earle, The American Way: A Geographical History of Crissis and Recovery‎, page 51:
      History in this case was all too availing

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Noun[edit]

availing

  1. (dated) Effect in achieving a goal or aim; purpose, use
    Any use would probably be an availing of the protection afforded by the passport.