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Parents should also volunteer this information on the initial invite. The Sun (2017)His new confidence galvanised him into volunteering for active service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because we volunteer all this information. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The troops had volunteered to give evidence about what help is offered by the ministry to soldiers and veterans under Ihat investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He volunteered his services to a refugee charity in western Germany offering classes for migrants seeking to understand how to establish relationships with Germans. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We offer leadership and volunteering opportunities and have more than 100 clubs that will make your CV stand out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has offered to volunteer for local charities but as soon as he gives his address as a homeless hostel'they don't want anything to do with you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have no moral obligation to volunteer the information. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In a few weeks a company of volunteers will plant thousands of reeds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And tens of thousands more are volunteering their services for free. The Sun (2010)We asked three reluctant volunteers to give up their gadgets for a day. The Sun (2011) Many were also volunteering for his campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She stayed and volunteered as a fire warden. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And who would volunteer to clean up afterwards? Times, Sunday Times (2006)He also acts as a volunteer in helping me with my office work and administration. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of those who come as volunteers return as friends. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Now the volunteers were receiving conflicting information. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)They include stockpiling fire engines in secure areas and recruiting local volunteer crews. The Sun (2013)We have been used to maintain the myth that there is independent advice for volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Volunteer information about your real or imagined deficiencies. How to Face Interviews (1981)Animal welfare organisations said that many of the tests are unnecessary or could be performed on human volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There were fewer problems than expected at airports and ports owing to hundreds of extra civil service volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This tiny force was bolstered by 200,000 hastily enlisted volunteers. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Today their army of 200 volunteers has chalked up some serious successes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: volunteer /ˌvɒlənˈtɪə/ NOUN
A volunteer is someone who does work without being paid for it, especially for an organization such as a charity.
She now helps in a local school as a volunteer.
- American English: volunteer
- Arabic: مُتَطَوِّع
- Brazilian Portuguese: voluntário
- Chinese: 志愿者
- Croatian: volonter
- Czech: dobrovolník
- Danish: frivillig
- Dutch: vrijwilliger
- European Spanish: voluntario
- Finnish: vapaaehtoinen
- French: bénévole
- German: Freiwilliger
- Greek: εθελοντής
- Italian: volontario
- Japanese: 志願者
- Korean: 자원 봉사자
- Norwegian: frivillig
- Polish: ochotnik
- European Portuguese: voluntário
- Romanian: voluntar
- Russian: доброволец
- Spanish: voluntario
- Swedish: frivillig
- Thai: อาสาสมัคร
- Turkish: gönüllü olmak
- Ukrainian: волонтер
- Vietnamese: tình nguyện viên
British English: volunteer /ˌvɒlənˈtɪə/ VERB
If you volunteer to do something, you offer to do it without being forced to do it.
Mary volunteered to clean up the kitchen.
He volunteered for overseas service.
- American English: volunteer
- Arabic: يَتَطَوَّعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: voluntariar-se
- Chinese: 自愿
- Croatian: volontirati
- Czech: nabídnout poskytnout pomoc
- Danish: melde sig frivilligt
- Dutch: zich vrijwillig aanmelden
- European Spanish: ofrecerse voluntariamente
- Finnish: ilmoittautua vapaaehtoiseksi
- French: se porter volontaire
- German: freiwillig tun
- Greek: προσφέρομαι εθελόντικά
- Italian: offrirsi volontario
- Japanese: 自発的に申し出る
- Korean: 자원하다
- Norwegian: påta seg frivillig
- Polish: zgłosić się na ochotnika
- European Portuguese: voluntariar-se
- Romanian: a se oferi voluntar
- Russian: вызываться добровольцем
- Spanish: ofrecerse voluntariamente
- Swedish: frivilligt anmäla sig
- Thai: เสนอตัวโดยสมัครใจ
- Turkish: gönüllü
- Ukrainian: працювати волонтером
- Vietnamese: tình nguyện
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