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volunteer

US [ˌvɑlənˈtɪr]
UK [ˌvɒlənˈtɪə(r)]
  • n.志愿者;志愿兵;义务工作者;自告奋勇者
  • v.自愿做;义务做;无偿做;主动建议(或告诉)
  • adj.志愿的;志愿兵的;自动的;【植】自生的
  • Web义工;自愿者;志工
Plural Form:volunteers  Present Participle:volunteering  Past Tense:volunteered  
volunteer
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n.
1.
义务工作者;志愿者a person who does a job without being paid for it
volunteer helpers
无偿援助者
Schools need volunteers to help children to read.
学校需要义务工作者帮助儿童阅读。
2.
自告奋勇者;主动做某事的人a person who offers to do sth without being forced to do it
Are there any volunteers to help clear up?
有自愿帮助清扫的人吗?
3.
志愿兵;义勇兵a person who chooses to join the armed forces without being forced to join
v.
1.
[i][t]
自愿做;义务做;无偿做to offer to do sth without being forced to do it or without getting paid for it
Jill volunteered to organize a petition.
吉尔自告奋勇组织请愿。
Several staff members volunteered for early retirement.
几位职员自愿提前退休。
He volunteered his services as a driver.
他自愿服务充当司机。
2.
[t]
~ sth.+ speech
主动建议(或告诉)to suggest sth or tell sb sth without being asked
to volunteer advice
主动提出忠告
3.
[i]
~ (for sth).~ to do sth
自愿参军;当志愿兵to join the army, etc. without being forced to
to volunteer for military service
自愿服兵役
4.
[t]
~ sb (for/as sth).~ sb to do sth
(未经当事人同意)举荐to suggest sb for a job or an activity, even though they may not want to do it
They volunteered me for the job of interpreter.
他们擅自指定由我担任口头翻译。

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