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bondagenoun [U]

uk   /ˈbɒn.dɪdʒ/ us   /ˈbɑːn.dɪdʒ/
  • bondage noun [U] (SEX)

the activity of tying parts of a person's body so that they cannot move in order to get or give sexual pleasure: They were into (= they liked) bondage. bondage gear
(Definition of bondage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bondagenoun [C]

us   /ˈbɑn·dɪdʒ/
the state of one person being owned by another person, as a piece of property: Many enslaved people tried to escape bondage.
(Definition of bondage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bondage”
in Spanish esclavitud…
in Vietnamese cảnh nô lệ…
in Malaysian perhambaan…
in Thai ความเป็นทาส…
in French esclavage…
in German die Knechtschaft…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仆人, 奴役…
in Turkish kölelik, tutsaklık, esaret…
in Russian рабство, кабала…
in Indonesian perbudakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僕人, 奴役…
in Polish niewola…
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