footloose

Meaning(s)

1. (of a person) free to go where and do what you like, (of a business) unrestricted in location or field of operations

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a footloose person/industry

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Footloose is an adjective that describes a person who is free of commitments and responsibilities and able to do what they wish. Are footloose industry is in operation which is not tied to any particular natural resources or a location and can therefore operate from anywhere in the world.

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  1. Once I finished my exams I was footloose and fancy-free for the summer. That's why I decided to go travelling.
  2. Once I left the relationship I was footloose and able to do as I please.

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  1. Mobile manufacturing is an example of a footloose industry as it does not require a large production space and its goods are easy to transport.
  2. It wasn't an easy transition going from being a footloose graduate to working a serious 9-5 job. I had to make quite a few adjustments in my life.

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