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Spanish translation of “slave”

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)
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