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voluntary

 [vol´un-tār″e]
accomplished in accordance with the will.

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tār'ē),
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]

voluntary

/vol·un·tary/ (vol´un-tar″e) accomplished in accordance with the will.

voluntary

[vol′ənter′ē]
Etymology: L, voluntas, inclination
referring to an action or thought originated, undertaken, controlled, or accomplished as a result of a person's free will or choice.

manslaughter

Forensic medicine The unlawful, unjustifiable, and/or inexcusable, killing of one human by another, under circumstances lacking premeditation, deliberation, and express or implied malice. See Serial killer. Cf Murder.
Manslaughter  
Voluntary That which is committed voluntarily in a heat of passion
Involuntary That which occurs when a person commits an unlawful act that is not felonious or tending to cause great bodily harm, or when a person is committing a lawful act without due caution or requisite skill–eg a surgeon performing an operation while intoxicated, and inadvertently kills another

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tar-ē)
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]

Voluntary

An action or thought undertaken or controlled by a person's free will or choice.
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vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tar-ē)
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]

voluntary

accomplished in accordance with the will.

voluntary culling
culling by decision of the farmer to accommodate the farm's management plan. See also culling.
voluntary muscle
skeletal muscle; controlled by cerebral cortical centers.
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The graph shows the state of these traditional benefit brokers as it relates to voluntary business, with three-quarters claiming they now sell voluntary offensively.
Second, the income that is the subject of the voluntary disclosure must come from legal sources.
The percentage of brokers who sell voluntary only occasionally (when they run across a voluntary case) decreased from 29 percent to 23 percent this year.
The programme provides a way for policy makers to reach hundreds of thousands of voluntary and community sector organisations through the extensive depth and reach of the partners networks.
Voluntary Benefits Magazine is also the official sponsor of the annual Voluntary Benefits Conference, http://www.
voluntary is used of an act that results from freedom of will.
It seems that these companies are seeing the attraction of the voluntary frontier.
Along with all these added changes, users can still access: Law Day planning materials; various grant applications; the Voluntary Bar Leaders Handbook; Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee contact information; Bar-to-Bar E-News, an electronic digest of voluntary bar happenings and other legal news from around the state; and the Voluntary Bar Events Calendar.
However, the Voluntary Sector Forum, an arms-length agency that includes government representatives, is unclear on the full impact of the cuts.
A Who's Who of voluntary services on Tyneside has been published to highlight the area's selfless side.