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enslavement

Line breaks: en¦slave|ment
Pronunciation: /ɛnˈsleɪvm(ə)nt
 
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Definition of enslavement in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action of making someone a slave; subjugation: the enslavement of millions of Africans
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
subjugation, disenfranchisement, suppression, tyranny, subjection, oppression, domination, exploitation, persecution;
slavery, servitude, bondage, forced labour;
bonds, chains, fetters, shackles, restraints, yoke;
Biology dulosis
literary thraldom, thrall
archaic enthralment, duress

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