Definition of self-employed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

self-employed

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌself ɪmˈplɔɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ɪmˈplɔɪd//
 
Describing jobs
 
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working for yourself and not employed by a company, etc. a self-employed musician I decided to become self-employed. retirement plans for the self-employed (= people who are self-employed) See related entries: Describing jobs
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