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nonvoluntary

(ˌnɒnˈvɒləntərɪ)
adj
a US equivalent of involuntary
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Adj.1.nonvoluntary - not subject to the control of the willnonvoluntary - not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
unwilling - not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts"
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Nonvoluntarily transition of knowledge in the organization: The organization accidently transfer knowledge by various methods.
These patients could end up sedated to death nonvoluntarily since, if given the choice, they might have changed their minds.
5) However, when a recipient secures benefits by way of wrongful behavior on her part and those benefits are consequently nonvoluntarily conferred, the law of restitution often mandates the disgorgement of the ill-gotten benefits to the nonvoluntary benefactor.