♦ voluntary

♦ voluntary
♦ voluntary /ˈvɒləntrɪ/
A a.
1 volontario; spontaneo; a voluntary confession, una confessione spontanea; a voluntary code (of conduct), un codice di condotta volontario; We are financed entirely by voluntary contributions, siamo finanziati esclusivamente da donazioni; (fisiol.) voluntary muscles, muscoli volontari; a voluntary movement, un movimento intenzionale
2 volontario; di volontariato: voluntary service, volontariato (attività): a voluntary worker, un volontario; a voluntary organization, un'organizzazione di volontariato; the voluntary sector, il settore del volontariato; She works for the charity on a voluntary basis, lavora per un ente benefico come volontaria
B n.
1 (relig., mus.) assolo d'organo; «voluntary»
2 (mus.) brano musicale introduttivo
● (leg.) voluntary arrangement, concordato volontario □ voluntary controls, autodisciplina □ (leg.) voluntary conveyance, cessione a titolo gratuito □ voluntary euthanasia, eutanasia volontaria □ (econ.) voluntary export restraints, restrizioni volontarie delle esportazioni □ (leg.) voluntary partition, divisione consensuale (del patrimonio) □ (econ.) voluntary redundancy, esodo volontario (di dipendenti) □ (econ.) voluntary saving, risparmio volontario □ (leg.) voluntary settlement, assegnazione a titolo gratuito; donazione □ voluntary school, scuola fondata da gruppi di privati, ma finanziata dallo stato □ (econ.) voluntary unemployment, disoccupazione volontaria □ (leg.) voluntary waste, danni prodotti volutamente (spec. da parte di un inquilino) □ (leg., fin.) voluntary winding-up, liquidazione volontaria (di una società).

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