Definition of 'self-employed'
Example sentences containing 'self-employed'
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Churches should not withhold payroll taxes from self-employed persons. Christianity Today (2000)Until then the self-employed builder and garage owner was fit and active. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Construction has chronic training problems not least because employers are mostly small businesses with workers largely self-employed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One problem of being self-employed is that earnings can be unpredictable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The quarterly increase was attributed to more self-employed people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My husband is a self-employed builder and is losing work because of this. The Sun (2016)It is usually made against self-employed people or for business debts. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)The winner will be the self-employed person who is judged to have made that special effort and gone well beyond the call of duty. The Sun (2008)The gang raided the details of self-employed workers, including their unique tax reference numbers. The Sun (2009)Why don't self-employed people seem to get ill? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The moves also mean a headache for self-employed people who earn around 50,000. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Like all self-employed people, she knows how fast things can change. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most lenders like to see at least a year's earnings as a self-employed person before they will consider lending. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A self-employed builder, he avoids direct debit as his income can vary each month. The Sun (2014)A proposed clampdown on errors in self-assessment tax returns may hit freelance workers and the self-employed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'self-employed'
Used Rarely. self-employed is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'self-employed'
British English: self-employed /ˈsɛlfɪmˈplɔɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are self-employed, you work for yourself, rather than for someone else.
If you are self-employed, it is easy to change the time you start work.
- American English: self-employed
- Arabic: حُرُّ الـمِهْنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: autônomo
- Chinese: 自雇的
- Croatian: privatnik
- Czech: samostatně výdělečně činný
- Danish: selvstændig
- Dutch: zelfstandig werk
- European Spanish: autónomo trabajador
- Finnish: itsenäinen yrittäjä
- French: indépendant
- German: selbständig Beruf
- Greek: αυτοαπασχολούμενος
- Italian: autonomo
- Japanese: 自営業の
- Korean: 자영업의
- Norwegian: selvstendig næringsdrivende
- Polish: pracujący na własny rachunek
- European Portuguese: autónomo
- Romanian: independentcare lucrează singur
- Russian: работающий на себя
- Spanish: independiente autónomo
- Swedish: egen företagare
- Thai: การเป็นนายของตัวเอง
- Turkish: serbest çalışan
- Ukrainian: приватний підприємець
- Vietnamese: tự làm chủ
Definition of self-employed from the Collins English Dictionary
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