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English definition of “self-employment”

self-employment

noun [U]     /ˌselfɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ WORKPLACE
the fact of having your own business or finding work for yourself, rather than working for an employer: More people are choosing self-employment after redundancy. The figures show a huge rise in self-employment.
(Definition of self-employment noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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