Definition of free will noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


free will

BrE BrE//ˌfriː ˈwɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfriː ˈwɪl//
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  • the power to make your own decisions without being controlled by God or fate
  • Idioms because you want to do something rather than because somebody has told or forced you to do it She left of her own free will.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: free will