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uk   us   /ɪnˈdentʃəd/
relating to an ​officialagreement 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 ​mechanicalengineering.
relating to an ​agreement in which someone ​works for someone else until they have ​paid back a ​debt, especially in the past when ​poorpeopleworked for someone in another country in ​return for being taken to that country: indentured ​labourers/servants/​workers
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