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volitional

[ voh-lish-uh-nl, vuh- ]
/ vo蕣藞l瑟蕛 蓹 nl, v蓹- /
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adjective
done of one鈥檚 own will or choosing; deliberately decided or chosen: Researchers must make a reasonable effort to obtain the express and volitional assent of their research subjects.
under conscious control: The most hopeful new development is that scientists have used artificial nerve connections to restore some volitional movement for a subject's paralyzed arm.
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Fill in the blank: I can鈥檛 figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Rarely vo路li路tion路ar路y [voh-lish-uh-ner-ee] /vo蕣藞l瑟蕛 蓹藢n蓻r i/ .

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OTHER WORDS FROM volitional

vo路li路tion路al路ly, adverbnon路vo路li路tion路al, adjectivepre路vo路li路tion路al, adjectiveun路vo路li路tion路al, adjective
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