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will‧ing S2 W3
1 [not before noun] prepared to do something, or having no reason to not want to do it
willing to do something
How much are they willing to pay?
quite/perfectly willing
I told them I was perfectly willing to help.

willing helper/volunteer/partner etc

someone who is eager to help etc and does not have to be persuaded:
I soon had an army of willing helpers.
willingly adverb:
Sixty percent of voters said they would willingly pay higher taxes for better health care.
willingness noun [uncountable]

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