There are 2 translations of slave in Spanish:

slave1

Pronunciation: /sleɪv/

n

  • esclavo, (masculine, feminine) he was sold as a slave lo vendieron como esclavo I'm not your slave! ¡yo no soy tu criado or sirviente! to be a slave to sth ser* esclavo de algo she's a slave to alcohol es esclava del alcohol (before noun/delante del nombre) slave ship barco (masculine) negrero slave state (in US history) estado (masculine) esclavista slave trade comercio (m) or trata (f) de esclavos slave trader negrero, (masculine, feminine)
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    • At any time, a master could confiscate any money that a slave had saved up, and the slave had no legal recourse.
    • A University of Pennsylvania report estimates 750,000 women were trafficked into the U.S. as sex slaves in the past decade.
    • While a slave could be raffled off or wagered at the master's whim, freeing a slave was fraught with legal obstacles.

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There are 2 translations of slave in Spanish:

slave2

vi

  • [colloquial/familiar] he's been slaving away all day ha estado trabajando como un negro or como un burro todo el día [colloquial/familiar]to slave at oover sth he's been slaving (away) at o over the report for days lleva días trabajando como un negro or como un burro con el informe [colloquial/familiar] I've been slaving over a hot stove all afternoon and you say you're not hungry! ¡me he estado matando en la cocina toda la tarde y me dices que no tienes hambre!
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    • We are having sound and plasma screens in all the rooms, and we won't have to spend weekends slaving over DIY.
    • You've been slaving over dinosaur details for days on end.
    • But when I got home, Justin had obviously spent all day slaving away, making a 3 course dinner.

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Cultural fact of the day

The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.