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A professional athlete who is free to sign a contract with any team.
free agency n.
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a person whose actions are not constrained by others
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a professional athlete who is not under contract and is free to auction off his or her services to any team.
free′ a′gency, free′ a′gentry, n.
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|Noun||1.||free agent - (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team|
|2.||free agent - someone acting freely or even irresponsibly|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
free-liver - someone who gratifies physical appetites (especially for food and drink) with more than the usual freedom
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