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servitude

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɜː.vɪ.tjuːd/  us   /ˈsɝː.vɪ.tuːd/ formal
the state of being under the control of someone else and of having no freedom: In the past, the majority of women were consigned to a lifetime of servitude and poverty.
Translations of “servitude”
in Vietnamese sự quy phục…
in Spanish servidumbre…
in Thai ความเป็นทาส, ภาวะจำยอม…
in Malaysian perhambaan…
in French esclavage…
in German die Sklaverei…
in Chinese (Traditional) 苦役, 奴役, 勞役…
in Indonesian hidup sebagai budak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苦役, 奴役, 劳役…
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