self-employed adjective Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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self-employed

adjective
 
 
/ˌselfɪmˈplɔɪd/ WORKPLACE
not working for an employer but having your own business or finding work for yourself: be/become/go self-employed 16% of workers in Britain are self-employed. a self-employed builder/contractor/person →  Compare contractor , employed , freelance adverb
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