of one's own accord

idiom

used to indicate that someone does something because he or she wants to, not because someone has asked the person or forced him or her to do it
They left of their own accord.

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“Of one's own accord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20one%27s%20own%20accord. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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