[voh-lish-uh n, vuh-] /voʊˈlɪʃ ən, və-/
the act of willing, choosing, or resolving; exercise of willing:
She left of her own volition.
a choice or decision made by the will.
the power of willing; will.
the act of exercising the will: of one’s own volition
the faculty or capability of conscious choice, decision, and intention; the will
the resulting choice or resolution
(philosophy) an act of will as distinguished from the physical movement it intends to bring about
1610s, from French volition (16c.), from Medieval Latin volitionem (nominative volitio) “will, volition,” from Latin stem (as in volo “I wish”) of velle “to wish,” from PIE *wel-/*wol- “be pleasing” (see will (v.)).
volition vo·li·tion (və-lĭsh’ən)
[vol-uh n-ter-ee] /ˈvɒl ənˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. done, made, brought about, undertaken, etc., of one’s own accord or by free choice: a voluntary contribution. 2. of, relating to, or acting in accord with the will: voluntary cooperation. 3. of, relating to, or depending on voluntary action: voluntary hospitals. 4. Law. 5. Physiology. subject to or […]
[non-voh-ter] /nɒnˈvoʊ tər/ noun 1. a person who does not vote. 2. a person who is not eligible to vote. /nɒnˈvəʊtə/ noun 1. a person who does not vote 2. a person not eligible to vote
[non-voh-ter] /nɒnˈvoʊ tər/ noun 1. a person who does not vote. 2. a person who is not eligible to vote. /nɒnˈvəʊtɪŋ/ adjective 1. of or relating to a nonvoter 2. (finance) (of shares) not entitling the holder to vote at company meetings /nɒnˈvəʊtə/ noun 1. a person who does not vote 2. a person not […]
[wawr-uh nt, wor-] /ˈwɔr ənt, ˈwɒr-/ noun 1. authorization, sanction, or justification. 2. something that serves to give reliable or formal assurance of something; guarantee, pledge, or security. Synonyms: warranty, surety. 3. something considered as having the force of a guarantee or as being positive assurance of a thing: The cavalry and artillery were considered […]