Meaning of “self-employment” in the English Dictionary


"self-employment" in Business English

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self-employmentnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌselfɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ us 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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)