Slavery is someone owning another person.(noun)
An example of slavery is the ownership of blacks by whites before the Civil War.
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noun pl. slav·er·ies
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See also captivity.
the movement for the abolition of slavery, especially Negro slavery in the U.S. —abolitionist, n.
the condition or quality of being a helot; serfdom or slavery. Also helotage, helotry.
1. the state or period of being indentured or apprenticed; apprenticeship.
2. the state or period of being a servant bound to service for a specified time in return for passage to a colony.
a doctrine that advocates slavery. —servility, n.
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