independent contractor

noun

Definition of independent contractor

: a person hired to do work who controls how the work is done They hired an independent contractor to fix the roof.

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“Independent contractor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/independent%20contractor. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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independent contractor

noun

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: one that contracts to do work or perform a service for another and that retains total and free control over the means or methods used in doing the work or performing the service — compare employee

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