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 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.
He says that there can be no high civilization without enslavement of the masses, either nominal or real.
He was charged with leading attacks against the civilian population, murder, attempted murder, torture, cruel treatment, other inhumane acts, enslavement, outrages upon personal dignity, pillaging, destruction of property, and persecution.
The poignant story the river tells is one of enslavement by the Grand Valley Diversion Dam.
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has paid tribute to Tipu Sultan, praising the 18th century ruler of Mysore for preferring to die for freedom rather than "live a life of enslavement".
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], May 4 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday paid his tributes to historical figure Tipu Sultan on his death anniversary, praising him for choosing 'freedom rather than enslavement.'
Cardinal Tagle also reminded those consecrated not to lead others to 'imprisonment and enslavement.'
As chattel enslavement had not yet officially begun in England's North American colonies, the speculation is that the Africans were either enslaved or indentured workers, or a mixture of both.
These forces were primarily responsible for continued enslavement of Sindh.
Democrats think tax enslavement works and refuse to tackle the waste, fraud and abuse of our money by a corrupt big-state government.
The Chairperson then noted that there was a serious need for the institutions and countries complicit in perpetuating the enslavement of Africans and their descendants to acknowledge the harm done, as without such an admission, efforts would not get very far.