"freelance" in the noun sense
1. freelancer, freelance, free-lance, free lance, independent, self-employed person
a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
"freelance" in the verb sense
work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer
"freelance" in the adjective sense
1. freelance, free-lance, self-employed
working for yourself
2. mercenary, free-lance, freelance
serving for wages in a foreign army
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