Definition of enslavement in English:

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Pronunciation: /enˈslāvmənt/


The action of making someone a slave; subjugation: the enslavement of millions of Africans
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  • Only such a premise can legitimise the wholesale domination, enslavement or extermination of other peoples.
  • Confronted now with the possibility of ridding the world of a tyrant, they opt for further enslavement of his subjects.
  • No enslavement and no tyranny are as ruthless and as demanding as slavery to physical desires and passions.
slavery, servitude, bondage, forced labor;
exploitation, oppression, bonds, chains, fetters, shackles, yoke
historical thralldom

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Syllabification: en·slave·ment

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