What does self-employed person mean?

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self-em·ployed per·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freelancer, freelance, free-lance, free lance, independent, self-employed personnoun

    a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them


  1. self-employed person

    A self-employed person is an individual who earns their income through their own trade or business rather than through an employer. They are independent workers who are in business for themselves and have the control and freedom to manage their professional activities, including when, where, and how the work is done. Self-employed individuals are responsible for their own taxes, insurance, and other obligations usually covered by an employer. They can work in various fields such as freelancing, consulting, entrepreneurship among others.

Editors Contribution

  1. self-employed personadjective

    A person that is self-employed

    Our cousin is a self-employed person and loves their job.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 24, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-employed person in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-employed person in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise
    • A. schlockmeister
    • B. allogamy
    • C. impounding
    • D. cazique

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