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freelance

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈfriːlɑːns/ US   /ˈfriːlæns/ WORKPLACE
to work for yourself and do projects with different companies rather than being a company employee: freelance for/with sb Jones continues to freelance for the radio station despite officially retiring two years ago.
(Definition of freelance verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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