Slavery

A form of social stratification in which some individuals are literally owned by others as their property.
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slavery

[n] - work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay 2. [n] - the practice of slaveholding
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Slavery

a form of stratification in which people are owned by others as property
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slavery

The enforced servitude of one person (a slave) to another or one group to another. A slave has no personal rights and is considered the property of another person through birth, purchase, or...
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Slavery

Slav'er·y noun ; plural Slaveries . [ See 2d Slave .] 1. The condition of a slave; the state of entire subjection of one person to the will of another. « Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, slavery , said I, still thou art a bitter draught!» Ster
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slavery

noun work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay
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slavery

noun the practice of owning slaves
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Slavery

• (n.) The condition of a slave; the state of entire subjection of one person to the will of another. • (n.) A condition of subjection or submission characterized by lack of freedom of action or of will. • (n.) The holding of slaves.
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slavery

(from the article `social behaviour in animals`) Slave making is a kind of social relation that verges on parasitism. Certain kinds of ants raid colonies of other kinds of ants, carry off their ...
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slavery

condition in which one human being was owned by another. A slave was considered by law as property, or chattel, and was deprived of most of the ... [172 related articles]
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slavery

slave, slavery, slaver, slavish, slavishly, slavishness 1. Slave, a person who is forced to work for another person for no payment and is regarded as the property of the person he or she works for. 2. Slave, a person who is completely dominated by someone or something. 3. Slave, someone who meekly accepts being ruled by someone else. 4. Slave, s
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slavery

slavery, institution based on a relationship of dominance and submission, whereby one person owns another and can exact from that person labor or other services. Slavery has been found among many groups of low material culture, as in the Malay Peninsula and among some Native Americans; it also has o...
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Slavery

The state or condition of a slave. Slavery exists in most of the southern states. In Pennsylvania, by the act of March, 1780, for the gradual abolition of slavery, it has been almost entirely removed in Massachusetts it was held, soon after the Revolution, that slavery had been abolished by their Constitution; in Connecticut, slavery has been tot..
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Slavery

Slavery is the legal and economic status of being property.
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slavery

Click images to enlargeThe enforced servitude of one person (a slave) to another or one group to another. A slave has no personal rights and is considered the property of another person through birth, purchase, or capture. Slavery goes back to prehistoric times; it flourished in classical times, but declined in Europe...
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