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English definition of “indentured”


adjective     /ɪnˈdentʃəd/
relating to an official agreement that someone will work for someone else for a length of time , especially in order to learn a job : He served an indentured apprenticeship in mechanical engineering .
relating to an agreement in which someone works for someone else until they have paid back a debt , especially in the past when poor people worked for someone in another country in return for being taken to that country : indentured labourers / servants / workers
(Definition of indentured adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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