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English definition of “self-employed”

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
(Definition of self-employed adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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