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English definition of “self-employed”

self-employed

adjective     /ˌself.ɪmˈplɔɪd/
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?Employment status and types of work self-employed     noun [plural] They run an advice centre for the self-employed.Employment status and types of work self-employment     /ˌself.ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/ noun [U] Employment status and types of work
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