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Translation of "slave" - English-Spanish dictionary

slave

noun   /sleɪv/
someone who is owned by someone else and has to work for them esclavo, -a He treats his mother like a slave.
verb   /sleɪv/ ( present participle slaving, past tense and past participle slaved) informal
to work very hard trabajar como una mula Giorgio was slaving away at his homework.
(Definition of slave from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

slave

noun /sleiv/
a person who works for a master to whom he belongs esclavo In the nineteenth century many Africans were sold as slaves in the United States.
a person who works very hard for someone else esclavo He has a slave who types his letters and organizes his life for him.
slavery noun
the state of being a slave esclavitud He was sold into slavery.
the system of ownership of slaves. esclavitud
very hard and badly-paid work esclavitud Her job is sheer slavery.
(Definition of slave from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “slave”
in Korean 노예…
in Arabic عَبْد…
in Malaysian hamba abdi, hamba…
in French esclave…
in Russian раб…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奴隸…
in Italian schiavo, -a…
in Turkish esir, köle, tutsak…
in Polish niewolni-k/ca…
in Vietnamese người nô lệ, người làm việc đầu tắt, mặt tối…
in Portuguese escravo, -a…
in Thai ทาส, ผู้ทำงานหนัก…
in German der Sklave, die Sklavin…
in Catalan esclau, -ava…
in Japanese 奴隷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奴隶…
in Indonesian budak, pekerja keras…
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