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free willnoun [U]

 /ˈfri ˈwɪl/
the ​ability to ​act and make ​choicesindependent of any ​outsideinfluence: She ​signed the ​confession of her own free will.
(Definition of free will from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “free will”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由意志…
in Turkish özgür irade, kendi kaderini tayin etme…
in Russian свобода воли…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由意志…
in Polish wolna wola…
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