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bondage

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɒn.dɪdʒ/ us    /ˈbɑːn-/

bondage noun [U] (SLAVE)

literary the state of being another person's slave (= a person who is owned by them and has to work for them): The slaves were kept in bondage until their death.

bondage noun [U] (SEX)

the activity of tying parts of a person's body so that they cannot move in order to get or give sexual pleasure: They were into (= they liked) bondage. bondage gear
Translations of “bondage”
in Spanish esclavitud…
in French esclavage…
in German die Knechtschaft…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僕人, 奴役…
in Russian рабство, кабала…
in Turkish kölelik, tutsaklık, esaret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仆人, 奴役…
in Polish niewola…
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