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free lance

free lance

 
pronunciation:
fri laens
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who earns a living as a writer, graphic artist, musician, or the like by taking on a variety of assignments, often completed at home, for a variety of employers.
definition 2: a person who proceeds as an independent in politics with no allegiance to any one party.
definition 3: in the Middle Ages, a mercenary soldier.