voluntaristic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From voluntarist +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /vɒləntəˈɹɪstɪk/

Adjective[edit]

voluntaristic (comparative more voluntaristic, superlative most voluntaristic)

  1. Pertaining to voluntary activity; supporting or promoting voluntarism.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 183:
      Open space, the incursions of commercialism and the growing prestige of polite society produced an urban environment increasingly consonant with the voluntaristic collective culture of the philosophes.

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