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will

noun /wil/
the mental power by which one controls one’s thought, actions and decisions
voluntad, albedrío
Do you believe in freedom of the will?
(control over) one’s desire(s) or wish(es); determination
voluntad
It was done against her will He has no will of his own – he always does what the others want Children often have strong wills He has lost the will to live.
(a legal paper having written on it) a formal statement about what is to be done with one’s belongings, body etc after one’s death
testamento
Have you made a will yet?
wilful adjective ( willful) obstinate.
testarudo, obstinado
intentional
deliberado, premeditado
wilful damage to property.
wilfully adverb ( willfully)
obstinadamente
He wilfully refused to cooperate.
wilfulness noun ( willfulness)
obstinación
-willed suffix
de voluntad…
weak-willed / strong-willed people.
willing adjective ready to agree (to do something)
complaciente, dispuesto
a willing helper She’s willing to help in any way she can.
willingly adverb
de buena gana
He willingly lent me the money.
willingness noun
buena voluntad/gana
willpower noun the determination to do something
fuerza de voluntad
I don’t have the willpower to stop smoking.
at will as, or when, one chooses
a voluntad
The team are so good that they almost seem able to score at will.
with a will eagerly and energetically
con ilusión, con entusiasmo, con ganas
They set about (doing) their tasks with a will.
(Definition of will from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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