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Definition of freelance verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

freelance

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈfriːlɑːns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːlæns//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they freelance
BrE BrE//ˈfriːlɑːns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːlæns//
 
he / she / it freelances
BrE BrE//ˈfriːlɑːnsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːlænsɪz//
 
past simple freelanced
BrE BrE//ˈfriːlɑːnst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːlænst//
 
past participle freelanced
BrE BrE//ˈfriːlɑːnst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːlænst//
 
-ing form freelancing
BrE BrE//ˈfriːlɑːnsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːlænsɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] to earn money by selling your work to several different organizations She freelanced as a sports reporter. He freelanced for several companies. Word Origin early 19th cent. (denoting a mercenary): originally as two words.