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  • noun Plural form of avail.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of avail.


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  • A knowledge of the philosophy of education in expression avails little without the ability to create the genial atmosphere conducive to the development of the student.

    Evolution of Expression — Volume 1

  • Brief press "avails" on the plane will be useless, unless reporters ask open-ended queries designed to elicit proof of real knowledge.

    McCain's Tricky Calculation

  • The back-to-back "avails" were show-stopping scenes in a play now enthralling New York: a saga of sex, power and disease, with echoes of Aeschylus and "As the World Turns."

    Sex And The City

  • How lucky for the TP crowd Tony Snow’s name avails itself so easily to mockery.

    Think Progress » Tony Snow On The Issues

  • "the whole progress and course of evolution is to increase and intensify the Valuable -- that which 'avails' or is serviceable for highest purposes"; and he accordingly defines immortality as the persistence of things which the universe has gained and which, once acquired, cannot be let go.

    Problems of Immanence: studies critical and constructive

  • 'avails' to offer, and currently just have a couple for the next few months, and expect them not to last given the pricing and the audience size.

    Digital Point Forums

  • Our goal is to continually upgrade BookBuzzr as improved technology avails itself, thereby offering the finest most effective online book-marketing technology possible.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Take Five Interview: Vikram Narayan, CEO of BookBuzzr

  • These prayer-seeking travelers take us with them as they retrace the journeys of early and modern saints whose love of God has drawn them and countless others into the stillness, the inner quiet that avails a profound sense of God's utter and absolute nearness.

    Scott Cairns: Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer

  • Book 1 Chapter 43: Those who combat for their own glory are good and faithful Soldiers; and Book 2 Chapter 20: What perils are brought to that Prince or that Republic which avails itself of auxiliary and mercenary troops.

    Dr. Philip Neches: Lessons From Machiavelli

  • Post tags: alan young, common bawdy house, communicating for the purposes of prostitution, exploitation, living on the avails, prostitution, Shelley Hallett

    Government makes a submission in the prostitution case : Law is Cool


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