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self-employed

adjective uk   /ˌself.ɪmˈplɔɪd/ us  
not working for an employer but finding work for yourself or having your own business: a self-employed builder Do you pay less tax if you're self-employed?
self-employed
noun [plural] uk   us  
They run an advice centre for the self-employed.
self-employment
noun [U] uk   /ˌself.ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/ us  
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