Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “self-employed”

self-employed

noun [plural]
 
 
WORKPLACE
the self-employed people who do not work for an employer but have their own business or find work for themselves: The more flexible mortgage approach benefits those who expect their income to vary, such as the self-employed. → Compare employed noun
(Definition of self-employed noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of self-employed?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “self-employed”

Definitions of “self-employed” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

maiden

a girl or young woman

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More