self-employment

noun
self-em·​ploy·​ment | \ ˌself-im-ˈplȯi-mənt How to pronounce self-employment (audio) \

Definition of self-employment

: the state of being self-employed

First Known Use of self-employment

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-employment was in 1834

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Dictionary Entries Near self-employment

self-employed

self-employment

self-enclosed

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“Self-employment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-employment. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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