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English definition of “bondage”


noun [U] (SLAVE)    /ˈbɒn.dɪdʒ/ US  /ˈbɑːn-/ 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.Lack of freedom to act
(Definition of bondage noun (SLAVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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