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volition

noun [U] uk   us   /vəˈlɪʃ.ən/ formal
the power to make your own decisions: The singer wished it to be known that he had left the band (out) of his own volition (= it was his decision).
Translations of “volition”
in Chinese (Traditional) 決斷能力, 意志力…
in Russian воля…
in Turkish istem, irade, kendiliğinden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 决断能力, 意志力…
in Polish wola…
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