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English definition of “e-lance”

e-lance

adjective     INTERNET, HR
relating to ways of working where someone uses the internet to sell their services or work, and is not employed by one company: e-lance work/workers The 21st century has ushered in the e-lance economy where independent contractors work in a fluid, temporary network.
e-lancer noun [C]
(Definition of e-lance adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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