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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwillingwill‧ing /ˈwɪlɪŋ/ ●●● S2 W3 adjective  1 [not before noun]WILLING prepared to do something, or having no reason to not want to do itwilling to do something How much are they willing to pay?quite/perfectly willing I told them I was perfectly willing to help.2 willing helper/volunteer/partner etcwillingly adverb Sixty percent of voters said they would willingly pay higher taxes for better health care.
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willingHe's not a very bright boy, but he's young, strong, and willing.It is willing and able to feed on a variety of prey species, up to the size of antelopes.Get a bike, find a willing friend, and explore the bike trails.During our last barbecue Lucy worked with a willing heart.Houghton convinced himself he was searching so avidly for the match that he was almost willing himself to find it.She's an enthusiastic, willing learner.Some certainly saw her as a kind of human sacrifice, albeit a willing one.The police believe Davison was a willing participant in the murder.The two councillors serve the Association and the area well and are always willing to attend meetings and find out information.Would they be willing to lose a little as well as win a little as the days added up to years?My father would be willing to move with me and this of course would allow me to sell my present house.Under question, Edward told me a little more about Laura's past than she herself was willing to volunteer.willing to do somethingWe are always willing to consider proposals put forward by members of the Bar.Since the beginning of all storytelling, true lovers are shown as willing to die or face extreme hardship to save each other.Several states might have been willing to follow the Six in their ventures if Britain had been willing to join.Solicitors willing to offer either of these services are indicated in the Solicitors Regional Directory.The P/E ratio may be interpreted as the price investors are willing to pay for a unit of earnings.Magistrates, jurors and local constables showed themselves increasingly willing to prosecute the laws against the Nonconformists.He had explained that he was going to see Eloise, in the hope she might be willing to sell him something.