voluntary

voluntary
adjective
freiwillig

voluntary organizations — Freiwilligenverbände

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['voləntəri, ](American[) volən'teri]
adjective
1) (done, given etc by choice, not by accident or because of being forced (often without pay): Their action was completely voluntary - nobody asked them to do that.) freiwillig
2) (run, financed etc by such actions, contributions etc: He does a lot of work for a voluntary organization.) Freiwilligen-...
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vol·un·tary
[ˈvɒləntəri, AM ˈvɑ:lənteri]
I. adj inv freiwillig
\voluntary liquidation [or winding up] freiwillige Liquidation
\voluntary redundancy freiwillige Arbeitsplatzaufgabe
\voluntary work for the Red Cross ehrenamtliche Tätigkeit für das Rote Kreuz
II. n MUS Orgelsolo nt
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['vɒləntərI]
1. adj
1) (= not obligatory) freiwillig

to go into voluntary liquidation — in die freiwillige Liquidation gehen

2) (= unpaid) help, service, work freiwillig

voluntary worker — freiwilliger Helfer, freiwillige Helferin; (overseas) Entwicklungshelfer(in)

on a voluntary basis — auf freiwilliger Basis, freiwillig

3) (= supported by charity, charitable) body, agency karitativ

a voluntary organization for social work — ein freiwilliger Wohlfahrtsverband

4) (= having will) movements willkürlich, willentlich; crime vorsätzlich

man is a voluntary agent — der Mensch handelt aus freiem Willen

5) (PHYSIOL)

voluntary muscles — willkürliche Muskeln pl

2. n (ECCL, MUS)
Solo nt
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voluntary [ˈvɒləntərı; US ˈvɑlənˌteriː]
A adj (adv voluntarily)
1. freiwillig, aus eig(e)nem Antrieb oder freiem Entschluss (getan etc):
voluntary bankruptcy Konkurs(eröffnung) m(f) auf Antrag des Gemeinschuldners;
voluntary contribution freiwilliger Beitrag, Spende f;
voluntary death Freitod m;
Voluntary Service Overseas Br Freiwilliger Entwicklungsdienst
2. frei, unabhängig:
voluntary chain WIRTSCH freiwillige Ladenkette (von Einzelhändlern)
3. JUR
a) vorsätzlich, schuldhaft (Tat etc)
b) unentgeltlich (Eigentumsübertragung etc):
voluntary conveyance auch Schenkung f
c) außergerichtlich, gütlich (Einigung etc):
voluntary jurisdiction freiwillige Gerichtsbarkeit
4. durch Spenden unterstützt oder finanziert (Krankenhaus etc)
5. PHYSIOL willkürlich (Muskulatur)
B s
1. freiwillige Arbeit
2. MUS Orgelsolo n
3. obs besonders MIL Freiwillige(r) m/f(m)
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adjective
freiwillig

voluntary organizations — Freiwilligenverbände

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adj.
freiwillig adj.

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