…is a big word….and from the look of all the vowels, I'd wager it's derived from the French. 

Being a FREELANCE entrepreneur is kind of redundant I guess.  I count myself as both, actually, whenever one word or the other seems more appropriate.  Certainly most voice-actors would consider themselves freelancers.

At any rate, helping me define those words every day is a helpful site online called THE FREELANCE ZONE.  Check it out.  There are some mighty fine observations there.