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indenture

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈden.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
(in the past) to officially agree that someone, often a young person, will work for someone else, especially in order to learn a job: He was indentured to a carpenter. The land was worked on by indentured servants.
Translations of “indenture”
in Chinese (Traditional) 簽訂契約(尤指做學徒)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 签订契约(尤指做学徒)…
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