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synonyms for voluntarily

  • deliberately
  • freely
  • intentionally
  • spontaneously
  • willingly
  • at one's discretion
  • by choice
  • by preference
  • of one's own accord
  • on one's own
  • on one's own initiative
  • optionally
  • with all one's heart
  • without being asked
  • without prompting
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antonyms for voluntarily

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  • unintentionally
  • forced
  • involuntarily
  • obligatory
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How to use voluntarily in a sentence

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.
DO DIGITAL CONTACT TRACING APPS WORK? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.CAT FERGUSONNOVEMBER 20, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Over 130 countries worldwide now use some form of gender quota law for their governments or voluntary political party quotas.
THE U.S. IS TOO FAR BEHIND THE REST OF THE WORLD WHEN IT COMES TO WOMEN IN GOVERNMENTJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
The restriction marks a departure from the country’s previous guidelines that relied mainly on voluntary measures to stop transmission.
SWEDEN IMPOSES PARTIAL LOCKDOWN ON BARS AND RESTAURANTS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE PANDEMIC STARTEDRACHEL KINGNOVEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
“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.
U.S. SAYS IT’S PREPARED FOR CYBER ELECTION THREATS. BUT WEAKNESSES REMAINVERNE KOPYTOFFNOVEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
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.
HOW AMAZON’S OFFSETS COULD EXAGGERATE ITS PROGRESS TOWARD “NET ZERO” EMISSIONSJAMES TEMPLENOVEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Because reporting outages is entirely voluntary, the full scale of the disruption is expected to be far higher than the figures suggest.
PLANES CONTINUE TO FLY INTO A GPS DARK HOLE OVER THE MEDITERRANEAN, PUZZLING EXPERTSKDUNN6NOVEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
There, Young explained that his own successes in voting-rights battles between 1954 and 1963 were anchored in part on the voluntary support of Southern business in advance of the Voting Rights Act.
ELECTION 2020: COUNTING ON BUSINESS TO SEEK FAIR BALLOT COUNTSMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
The federal government relies on private voluntary agencies to do much of the work of resettling refugees.
THE HISTORY OF HMONG AMERICANS EXPLAINS WHY THEY MIGHT DECIDE THE ELECTIONMELISSA BORJAOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Board certification is a voluntary but popular process in the American medical community that holds approved practitioners to particular standards and ethics set by a national organization.
MEDICAL EXPERTS HAVE UNCOVERED MORE EVIDENCE OF STERILIZATION PRACTICES ON WOMEN HELD BY ICEPURBITA SAHAOCTOBER 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
We continue to reinforce that this is strictly voluntary and employees deciding not to return to the office will see no impact whatsoever on benefits, pay, or status.
GENPACT ONCE AGAIN FORCED EMPLOYEES TO COME TO OFFICE DURING THE PANDEMIC—FOR FACEBOOK THIS TIMEANANYA BHATTACHARYAOCTOBER 23, 2020QUARTZ
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