enslavement


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en·slave

 (ĕn-slāv′)
tr.v. en·slaved, en·slav·ing, en·slaves
To make into or as if into a slave.

en·slave′ment n.
en·slav′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enslavement - the state of being a slave; "So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
subjection, subjugation - forced submission to control by others
2.enslavement - the act of making slaves of your captives
capture, gaining control, seizure - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

enslavement

noun subjugation, slavery, suppression, tyranny, obedience, bondage, thrall, servitude, serfdom, vassalage, thraldom The enslavement of the African people is one of the biggest crimes in history.

enslavement

noun
A state of subjugation to an owner or master:
Translations

enslavement

[ɪnˈsleɪvmənt] Nesclavitud f; (= action) → esclavización f

enslavement

[ɪnˈsleɪvmənt] n
(lit) [slave] → asservissement m
(= state of being trapped) → asservissement m
enslavement to sth → asservissement à qch

enslavement

n (lit)Versklavung f; (fig)sklavische Abhängigkeit (to von)

enslavement

[ɪnˈsleɪvmənt] nasservimento
References in classic literature ?
He says that there can be no high civilization without enslavement of the masses, either nominal or real.
He argued that if one slave re- fused to be corrected, and escaped with his life, the other slaves would soon copy the example; the re- sult of which would be, the freedom of the slaves, and the enslavement of the whites.
I have long since ceased to cherish any spirit of bitterness against the Southern white people on account of the enslavement of my race.
Second, the enslavement of Blacks by the Seminoles is one of the major contentions of the Seminoles as to why the freedmen should not be included as full members of the cultural group and thus be entitled to the benefits (e.
Rather, it is the institution of enslavement that excludes these activities when defining Black womanhood.
Walker read a considerable number of narratives of the enslaved and consulted primary sources and documents as well to have an objective picture of enslavement.
Families now gather and observe the holiday by reciting the story of enslavement and their miraculous freedom, from a book called the Hagaddah.
In a similarly expansive discussion, Beaulieu reads Corregidora and Kindred as explorations of how twentieth-century black women successfully deal with a legacy of enslavement in order to reach a new identity empowered by knowledge.
Epidemics, wars, and enslavement reduced their numbers from 67,000 in 1700 to 22,000 in 1750, but immigration from other tribes, notably the Wichitas in the Red River region, the end of the Chickasaw-Choctaw wars, and growing immunities raised the total to 32,200 in 1775.
Based on the actual enslavement of blacks carried on by a Tennessee bounty hunter early in the 20th century, the play is set in 1911 in a Pittsburgh boarding house.
When investigations seek origins, they must quickly confront slavery and the meanings of enslavement in American history.
Clare Midgley's own chapter examines British anti-slavery discourses, and the use in early feminist tracts of 1790 to 1870 of three discursive reference points: black chattel slavery in Britain's West Indian colonies and North America, the slave-status of women in societies labelled 'savage', and the enslavement of women in the harem under 'Oriental despotism'.