slaveholding

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slave·hold·er

 (slāv′hōl′dər)
n.
One who owns or holds slaves.

slave′hold′ing adj. & n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slaveholding - the practice of owning slaves
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
Adj.1.slaveholding - allowing slavery; "the slaveholding South"
unfree - held in servitude; "he was born of slave parents"
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