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freelance

1. Politics a person, esp a politician, who supports several causes or parties without total commitment to any one
2. (in medieval Europe) a mercenary soldier or adventurer
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Kerry Lorincz, Barry Dolowich and Gregory Lippe are frequent contributors to The Hollister Free Lance, Monterey County Herald and San Fernando Valley Business Journal, respectively ...
The 39-year-old, who was born in Suffolk and joined the BBC in 1993, worked as a free lance reporter in Merseyside.
After finishing his morning feeding duties in the cowsheds, he heads for his studio in a spare bedroom where he pursues free lance graphic design work.
In this compact and deftly written book, screenwriter and free lance journalist John Zmirak, seeking to illuminate "the intimate relationship that binds free markets, social order, and the search for the common good," provides an informative and helpful, if seriously uneven, introduction to Ropke's thought.
Nielsen wants to highlight writers who have been "deaccessioned from the steadily constricting canon of black poets available for critical attention and university instruction." Specifically, he offers extended discussions of the writers at Howard University who published Dasein, Russell Atkins's Cleveland-based Free Lance, and New York's Umbra Poets.