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While the feature is entirely voluntary—the apps still work if users don’t add their numbers—many governments don’t ask, in an effort to make people feel more secure about privacy.

Over 130 countries worldwide now use some form of gender quota law for their governments or voluntary political party quotas.

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The restriction marks a departure from the country’s previous guidelines that relied mainly on voluntary measures to stop transmission.

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“There’s so much added risk with these systems,” said Maurice Turner, a senior adviser to the Election Assistance Commission, which sets federal voluntary standards for voting machines.

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The Family Forest Impact Foundation will, in turn, sell credits for the additional carbon that builds up on the properties to companies like Amazon on voluntary offset markets.

These young adults have voluntarily checked out of a political system they consider corrupt and dysfunctional.

Unlike Brada Mendez, Earle, who had a violent past, was not attending A.A. voluntarily.

He has cooperated fully with authorities and voluntarily testified before the grand jury for several hours.

It'll only buzz during "coaching" sessions that users voluntarily try out to help them build a habit of good posture.

It's persecuting the male students and allowing females to escape scrutiny for voluntarily ingesting alcohol, as well.

Very instructive here is the way in which children will voluntarily come and submit themselves to our discipline.

A court might hold that the man who gave it to him was a fool for entrusting such a package voluntarily with him.

Thousands insisted that he must have voluntarily surrendered, for how could he have been caught when he had the anting-anting?

"As I am necessarily in your confidence I will take you voluntarily into mine," he announced, in his clear high pipe.

The very first obligation, voluntarily accepted by personally or socially discharging it, binds additionally to it.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to voluntarily, such as: deliberately, freely, intentionally, spontaneously, willingly, and at one's discretion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.