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voluntary

1. Law
a. acting or done without legal obligation, compulsion, or persuasion
b. made without payment or recompense in any form
2. (of the muscles of the limbs, neck, etc.) having their action controlled by the will
3. maintained or provided by the voluntary actions or contributions of individuals and not by the state
4. Music a composition or improvisation, usually for organ, played at the beginning or end of a church service
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This is the kind of movement which may be called "mechanical"; it is evidently of a different kind from either reflex or voluntary movements, and more akin to the movements of dead matter.
As James states, there is no difference, from the point of view of the outside observer, between voluntary and reflex movements.
Sometimes, however, the sacrifice is really voluntary, and it requires the active interference of the Government to prevent it.
While Sir Francis was speaking, the guide shook his head several times, and now said: "The sacrifice which will take place to-morrow at dawn is not a voluntary one.
can you really believe that this delicate boy has been the voluntary associate of the worst outcasts of society?
Terrible as they were, they could not have commenced to approximate the horrible conditions which must have obtained before Tars Tarkas, the great green warrior, Xodar, the black dator, and I brought the light of truth to the outer world and stopped the mad rush of millions upon the voluntary pilgrimage to what they believed would end in a beautiful valley of peace and happiness and love.
FOR TWO DECADES, industry voluntary sales increased year after year.
Manama, August 11 (BNA): The High Organising Committee of the HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa's Award for Voluntary Work has announced that registration for the Best Voluntary Work Project in Bahrain is now closed, noting that the number of participants has increased threefold compared to the first edition as it had received 45 projects from individuals and associations.
The apex court in its five-page detailed order in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) 'voluntary return' suo moto case, also restrained the NAB chairman or any other officer authorised by him in that behalf from accepting any offer of voluntary return.
Most CPAs are by now familiar with the IRS's heavily publicized Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which allows taxpayers with previously undeclared foreign assets to file amended tax returns and delinquent information returns in exchange for immunity from criminal prosecution and reduced civil penalties.
The annual Benefits Se/Zing/Eastbridge voluntary benefits survey was conducted during March and April of this year, and almost 350 producers responded, representing a combination of employee benefit brokers, traditional voluntary brokers, enrollment companies, and agents.
THE impact of spending cuts on voluntary services in the Vale of Glamorgan will be debated next week.