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Definitions and Synonyms of slavery | Another word for slavery | What is slavery?

Definition 1: work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay - [noun denoting act]

(slavery is a kind of ...) productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

"his labor did not require a great deal of skill"

Definition 2: the practice of owning slaves - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for slavery in the sense of this definition

(slavery is a kind of ...) a customary way of operation or behavior

"it is their practice to give annual raises" "they changed their dietary pattern"

Definition 3: the state of being under the control of another person - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for slavery in the sense of this definition

(slavery is a kind of ...) forced submission to control by others

(... is a kind of slavery ) a practice in which employers give high-interest loans to workers whose entire families then labor at low wages to pay off the debt; the practice is illegal in the United States

(... is a kind of slavery ) state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment

"penal servitude"

(... is a kind of slavery ) the state of a serf

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