freelance meaning, freelance definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( freelances    plural & 3rd person present)   ( freelancing    present participle)   ( freelanced    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   Someone who does freelance work or who is, for example, a freelance journalist or photographer is not employed by one organization, but is paid for each piece of work they do by the organization they do it for.     (BUSINESS)   usu ADJ n  
Michael Cross is a freelance journalist..., She had a baby and decided to go freelance.     
      Freelance is also an adverb., adv   ADV after v  
He is now working freelance from his home in Hampshire.     
2       n-count   A freelance is the same as a freelancer.  
3       verb   If you freelance, you do freelance work.  
She has freelanced as a writer and researcher.      V as n, Also V  
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