voluntary

voluntary
'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.) voluntario
2) (run, financed etc by such actions, contributions etc: He does a lot of work for a voluntary organization.) benéfico
voluntary adj voluntario
is national service voluntary or obligatory? el servicio militar ¿es voluntario u obligatorio?
voluntary
tr['vɒləntərɪ]
adjective
1 voluntario,-a
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to take voluntary redundancy acogerse al despido voluntario
voluntary organization organización nombre femenino benéfica
voluntary society sociedad nombre femenino benéfica
voluntary work obras nombre femenino plural benéficas
voluntary helper/worker voluntario,-a
voluntary ['vɑlən.tɛri] adj
: voluntario
voluntarily [.vɑlən'tɛrəli] adv
voluntary
adj.
voluntario, -a adj.
n.
solo de órgano s.m.
'vɑːlənteri, 'vɒləntri
adjective
1) (unforced) voluntario

voluntary redundancy — (BrE) baja f incentivada

2) (unpaid) <work> voluntario; <organization> de beneficencia

voluntary worker — voluntario, -ria m,f

['vɒlǝntǝrɪ]
1. ADJ
1) (=not compulsory) [contribution, attendance, scheme] voluntario

attendance is on a voluntary basis — la asistencia es voluntaria

2) (=unpaid) [work, helper] voluntario

he does voluntary work in his spare time — trabaja de voluntario en su tiempo libre

he works at the school on a voluntary basis — trabaja en el colegio como voluntario

3) (=charitable) [organization] voluntario
2.
N (Mus) solo m musical

an organumpet voluntary — un solo de órganoompeta

3.
CPD

voluntary euthanasia N — eutanasia f voluntaria

voluntary hospital N(US) hospital m benéfico

voluntary liquidation N — (Comm, Econ) liquidación f voluntaria, disolución f

to go into voluntary liquidation — entrar en liquidación voluntaria, disolverse voluntariamente

voluntary manslaughter N(US) (Jur) homicidio m con circunstancias atenuantes

voluntary helper N — voluntario(-a) m / f

voluntary layoff (US) N — retiro m voluntario, baja f voluntaria (Sp)

voluntary organization N — organización f voluntaria

voluntary redundancy N — retiro m voluntario, baja f voluntaria (Sp)

to take voluntary redundancy — tomar el retiro voluntario, coger la baja voluntaria (Sp)

voluntary repatriation N — repatriación f voluntaria

voluntary school N(Brit) colegio m concertado

the voluntary sector N — el voluntariado

Voluntary Service Overseas N(Brit) Servicio m de Voluntarios en el Extranjero

voluntary work N — trabajo m voluntario

to do voluntary work — trabajar como voluntario(-a)

voluntary worker N — voluntario(-a) m / f

* * *
['vɑːlənteri, 'vɒləntri]
adjective
1) (unforced) voluntario

voluntary redundancy — (BrE) baja f incentivada

2) (unpaid) <work> voluntario; <organization> de beneficencia

voluntary worker — voluntario, -ria m,f


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • voluntary — vol·un·tary / vä lən ˌter ē/ adj 1 a: proceeding from one s own free choice or consent rather than as the result of duress, coercion, or deception a voluntary statement b: not compelled by law: done as a matter of choice or agreement voluntary… …   Law dictionary

  • Voluntary — Vol un*ta*ry, a. [L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas will, choice, from the root of velle to will, p. pr. volens; akin to E. will: cf. F. volontaire, Of. also voluntaire. See {Will}, v. t., and cf. {Benevolent}, {Volition}, {Volunteer}.] 1. Proceeding… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Voluntary — • Wilful, proceeding from the will Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Voluntary     Voluntary     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • voluntary — vol‧un‧ta‧ry [ˈvɒləntri ǁ ˈvɑːlənteri] adjective 1. done or agreed to willingly and without being forced: • He suggested that workers take voluntary pay cuts to help the economy. • Cigar advertising on television is banned under a voluntary… …   Financial and business terms

  • voluntary — voluntary, intentional, deliberate, willful, willing can mean constituting or proceeding from an exercise of free will. Voluntary, the most widely applicable of these terms, often implies not only freedom from constraint but freedom from the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • voluntary — [väl′ən ter΄ē] adj. [ME voluntarie < L voluntarius, voluntary < voluntas, free will < volo, I wish: see VOLITION] 1. brought about by one s own free choice; given or done of one s own free will; freely chosen or undertaken 2. acting in a …   English World dictionary

  • Voluntary — (v. engl. „spontan“) bezeichnet ein Musikstück (meist für die Orgel), welches improvisiert wurde oder eine Komposition von improvisatorischem Charakter. Das Voluntary entstammt dem englischen Barock und ist in der ursprünglichen Funktion mit dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Voluntary — may refer to:*A word meaning done, given, or acting of one s own free will , see Volunteer *Voluntary (music), a piece of music played as part of a church service …   Wikipedia

  • voluntary — ● voluntary, voluntaries nom masculin (anglais voluntary) En Angleterre, au XVIe s., court morceau d orgue improvisé avant le culte ou pièce pour clavecin. (L école des virginalistes en a laissé de nombreux exemples. Blow et Purcell l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Voluntary — Vol un*ta*ry, n.; pl. {Voluntaries}. 1. One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) A piece played by a musician, often extemporarily, according to his fancy; specifically, an organ solo… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • voluntary — late 14c. (implied in voluntarily), from L. voluntarius of one s free will, from voluntas will, from the ancient accusative singular prp. of velle to wish (see WILL (Cf. will) (v.)). Originally of feelings, later also of actions (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

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