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volunteer
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
volunteer /,vɔlən'tiə/
  • danh từ
    • (quân sự) quân tình nguyện
    • người tình nguyện, người xung phong
      • any volunteers?: có ai tình nguyện không?, có ai xung phong không?
  • tính từ
    • tình nguyện
      • volunteer corps: đạo quân tình nguyện
    • (thực vật học) mọc tự nhiên
      • volunteer plants: cây mọc tự nhiên
  • nội động từ
    • tình nguyện, tự nguyện xung phong (nhận làm việc gì)
    • xung phong tòng quân, tình nguyện tòng quân
    • ngoại động từ
      • xung phong làm; tự động đưa ra
        • to volunteer to do something: xung phong làm một việc gì
        • to volunteer an explanation: tự động đưa ra cách giải thích
    Concise Dictionary
    volunteers|volunteered|volunteering‚vɑlən'tɪr /‚vɒlən'tɪə
    noun
    +(military) a person who freely enlists for service
    +a person who performs voluntary work
    +a native or resident of Tennessee
    verb
    +tell voluntarily
    +agree freely
    +do volunteer work
    adj.
    +without payment
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a person who does a job without being paid for it: volunteer carers / helpers + Schools need volunteers to help children to read.
    2 a person who offers to do sth without being forced to do it: Are there any volunteers to help clear up? + No volunteers came forward.
    3 a person who chooses to join the armed forces without being forced to join
    Compare: CONSCRIPT
    + verb
    1 ~ (sth) (for / as sth) to offer to do sth without being forced to do it or without getting paid for it: [V to inf] Jill volunteered to organize a petition. + [V] Several staff members volunteered for early retirement. + [VN] He volunteered his services as a driver.
    2 to suggest sth or tell sb sth without being asked: [VN] to volunteer advice / information [also V speech]
    3 ~ (for sth) to join the army, etc. without being forced to: [V] to volunteer for military service [also V to inf]
    4 ~ sb (for / as sth) to suggest sb for a job or an activity, even though they may not want to do it: [VN] They volunteered me for the job of interpreter. [also VN to inf]
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 sb who offers to do sth

    ADJ.

    unpaid
    The office is staffed by unpaid volunteers.
    | full-time, part-time | committed, dedicated, enthusiastic, willing | qualified, trained | potential, prospective, would-be | conservation, Red Cross

    QUANT.

    army, band, group, network, team
    An army of volunteers cooked meals for the children.

    VERB + VOLUNTEER

    appeal for, ask for, call for, look for
    The charity is appealing for volunteers to take elderly patients to and from hospital.
    | find, get, recruit
    We can't get any volunteers to help in the gardens.
    | provide
    The local community provided volunteers to repair the road.
    | encourage | need, want | work as

    VOLUNTEER + VERB

    come forward
    Hundreds of volunteers have come forward to offer their help.
    | man sth, staff sth | carry sth out | provide support, support sb
    The support our volunteers provide cannot be measured in purely practical terms.

    VOLUNTEER + NOUN

    staff, worker | carer, driver, helper

    PREP.

    ~ for
    He worked as a volunteer for Oxfam.

    2 in the armed forces

    ADJ.

    army, civilian

    VERB + VOLUNTEER

    recruit | serve as

    VOLUNTEER + NOUN

    army, militia, unit

    verb

    ADV.

    kindly
    Barbara Forrest has kindly volunteered to lead a guided walk to Bolton Abbey.

    PREP.

    as
    We volunteered as witnesses.
    | for
    I volunteered for service in the Air Force.



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