freelance and freelancer

   A freelancer is an artist, typically a graphic artist or designer, who sells his or her work to an employer without any long-term commitment to any one of them. Selling work in this way is doing freelance work.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • freelance — [[t]fri͟ːlɑːns, læns[/t]] freelances, freelancing, freelanced 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n 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 …   English dictionary

  • freelance — n. one who works for himself and is not employed on a salary basis for a single employer v. work as a freelancer, work on a short term contract basis for several different companies adj. working on a short term contract basis for several… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Art, Antiques, and Collections — ▪ 2003 Introduction       In 2002 major exhibitions such as Documenta 11 reflected the diverse nature of contemporary art: artists from a variety of cultures received widespread recognition for work ranging from installation to video to painting …   Universalium

  • free-lance — I noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long term contract with any of them • Syn: ↑freelancer, ↑freelance, ↑free lance, ↑independent, ↑self employed person • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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