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With the country in the midst of a pandemic, policy makers and public health experts have proposed voluntary mail-in voting as one way for Americans to safely vote in November.

Another 12,500 employees have retired and 11,000 are taking a voluntary leave of absence for the month of October—meaning that American expects to cut a total of 40,000 employees from a workforce that numbered 140,000 at the start of the pandemic.

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“They’re looking under the couch cushions for every megawatt hour in the West but aren’t willing to pay for someone’s voluntary action,” he says.

This bill would require anyone who operates a contact tracing app to collaborate with public health officials, make app use voluntary and prevent commercial use of data collected by the apps.

Humans For Humanity is a non profit, voluntary organisation run by a 25 year old social worker, Anurag Chauhan who is working on a project called WASH – Women Sanitation Hygiene from 2015.

Our world is in so many ways more based on voluntary exchange than ever before.

“I see the celebs capitalizing on all these leaks, whether voluntary or not,” wrote Reddit user attacktei.

The Non-GMO Project, on the other hand, provides a voluntary way for manufacturers to declare themselves GMO free.

Certification is voluntary only insofar as work as a physician is voluntary.

UNRWA is funded by voluntary contributions, but Arab and predominantly Islamic nations are rarely among the top donors.

This system had been in full operation in both districts prior to the general application of the voluntary system.

It therefore took under favorable consideration the question of a voluntary clearing system.

This is secured only by right objects of thought; it is impossible to reach it by voluntary mechanics.

Our voluntary service regulars are the last descendants of those rulers of the ancient world, the Roman Legionaries.

A covenant is a mutual voluntary compact between two parties on given terms or conditions.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to voluntary, such as: spontaneous, chosen, free, independent, volunteer, and autonomous.

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