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freelanceadjective, adverb

uk   /ˈfriː.lɑːns/  us   /-læns/
doing particular pieces of work for different organizations, rather than working all the time for a single organization: Most of the journalists I know are/work freelance. a freelance artist

freelancenoun [C]

uk   /ˈfriː.lɑːns/  us   /-læns/ (also freelancer)
someone who does particular pieces of work for different organizations, rather than working all the time for a single organization: The firm employs several freelances.

freelanceverb [I]

uk   /ˈfriː.lɑːns/  us   /-læns/
to do pieces of work for different organizations, rather than working all the time for a single organization: I prefer to freelance from home rather than to work in an office.
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