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voluntarism

noun vol·un·ta·rism \ˈvä-lən-tə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of VOLUNTARISM

1
:  the principle or system of doing something by or relying on voluntary action or volunteers
2
:  a theory that conceives will to be the dominant factor in experience or in the world
vol·un·ta·rist \-rist\ noun
vol·un·ta·ris·tic \ˌvä-lən-tə-ˈris-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of VOLUNTARISM

1838

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