voluntaryism

[ vol-uh n-ter-ee-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈvɒl ənˌtɛr iˌɪz əm /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. voluntary arrangement,
  2. voluntary association,
  3. voluntary muscle,
  4. voluntary retailer,
  5. voluntary sector,
  6. volunteer,
  7. volunteer army,
  8. volunteer bureau,
  9. volunteer state,
  10. volunteerism

Origin of voluntaryism

First recorded in 1825–35; voluntary + -ism

Related formsvol·un·tar·y·ist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for voluntaryism

voluntaryism

voluntarism

/ (ˈvɒləntərɪˌɪzəm, -trɪ-) /

noun

the principle of supporting churches, schools, and various other institutions by voluntary contributions rather than with state funds
any system based on this principle
Derived Formsvoluntaryist or voluntarist, noun

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