[ vol-uhn-tair-uh-lee, vol-uhn-ter- ]
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  1. of one’s own accord or by free choice:Students were mostly attending the sessions voluntarily, so they were reasonably well-behaved.

  2. by volunteers, or in a way that depends on voluntary action:The Political Science Club is a politically neutral and voluntarily operated nonprofit organization.

Origin of voluntarily


Other words from voluntarily

  • un·vol·un·tar·i·ly, adverb

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