voluntário

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin voluntārius (volunteer; willing), from volō (I want).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌvo.lũ.ˈta.ɾi.u/, /ˌvo.lũ.ˈta.ɾju/, /ˌvu.lũ.ˈta.ɾi.u/, /ˌvu.lũ.ˈta.ɾju/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌvo.lũ.ˈta.ɾi.o/, /ˌvo.lũ.ˈta.ɾjo/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /vu.lũ.ˈta.ɾi.u/, /vu.lũ.ˈta.ɾju/
  • Hyphenation: vo‧lun‧tá‧ri‧o

Noun[edit]

voluntário m (plural voluntários, feminine voluntária, feminine plural voluntárias)

  1. volunteer (one who voluntarily offers himself/herself for service)
  2. (military) volunteer (one who enters into military service voluntarily)

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Adjective[edit]

voluntário m (feminine voluntária plural voluntários feminine plural voluntárias; comparable)

  1. voluntary (done, given, or acting of one’s own free will)
  2. voluntary (working or done without payment)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (done, given, or acting of one’s own free will): arbitrário
  • (working or done without payment): espontâneo

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