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
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