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volition

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1 the act or power of making one's own choices or decisions
  • oftentimes the dialect we speak is completely beyond our volition

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2 the power, right, or opportunity to choose
  • left the church of her own volition, not because she was excommunicated

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“Volition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/volition. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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