unobtainable


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unobtainable

(ˌʌnəbˈteɪnəbəl)
adj
not able to be obtained
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Adj.1.unobtainable - not capable of being obtainedunobtainable - not capable of being obtained; "a rare work, today almost inaccessible"; "timber is virtually unobtainable in the islands"; "untouchable resources buried deep within the earth"
unavailable - not available or accessible or at hand; "fresh milk was unavailable during the emergency"; "his secretary said he was unavailable for comment"
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Translations

unobtainable

[ˈʌnəbˈteɪnəbl] ADJ
1. (= unavailable) [goods] → imposible de conseguir
2. (= unrealizable) [goal, objective] → inalcanzable, imposible de conseguir or realizar
3. (Telec) [number] → desconectado
his number was unobtainablesu número estaba desconectado
4. (sexually) [person] → imposible de conseguir
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

unobtainable

[ˌʌnəbˈteɪnəbəl] adj
(TELECOMMUNICATIONS) [number] → qui n'est pas en service
(= not available) [thing] → introuvable; [person] → pas disponible
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unobtainable

adj
nicht erhältlich, nicht zu bekommen; goalunerreichbar; number unobtainable (Brit Telec) → kein Anschluss unter dieser Nummer; your number was unobtainabledeine Nummer war nicht zu bekommen
(= out of bounds) personunantastbar
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

unobtainable

[ˌʌnəbˈteɪnəbl] adj (food, materials) → introvabile
this number is unobtainable (Telec) → è impossibile ottenere questo numero
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