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nolens volens

[ noh-lens -woh-lens; English noh-lenz -voh-lenz ]
/ ˈnoʊ lɛns ˈwoʊ lɛns; English ˈnoʊ lɛnz ˈvoʊ lɛnz /
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adverb Latin.

whether willing or not; willy-nilly.

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nolens volens
/ Latin (ˈnəʊlɛnz ˈvəʊlɛnz) /

adverb

whether willing or unwilling
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