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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French voluntaire, from late Old French voluntaire, borrowed from Latin voluntārius (voluntary; volunteer), from voluntās (free will), from volō, velle (wish, intend). Compare volontiers, inherited from a related word.

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AdjectiveEdit

volontaire (plural volontaires)

  1. voluntary, deliberate
  2. volunteer
    Qui est volontaire pour faire la vaisselle?
    Who wants to wash the dishes?
  3. determined
  4. wilful

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NounEdit

volontaire m, f (plural volontaires)

  1. a volunteer

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