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slaverynoun [U]

uk   /ˈsleɪ.vər.i/  us   /ˈsleɪ.ɚ.i/
C1 the activity of having slaves or the condition of being a slave: Slavery still exists in many parts of the world. Millions of Africans were sold into slavery.

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slaverynoun [U]

 us   /ˈsleɪ·və·ri/
social studies the condition of being legally owned by someone else, or the system in which some people are owned by others
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Translations of “slavery”
in Arabic عُبودِيّة…
in Korean 노예 제도…
in Portuguese escravidão, escravatura…
in Catalan esclavitud…
in Japanese 奴隷制度, 奴隷所有…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奴隶制,蓄奴, 奴隶身份…
in Turkish kölelik…
in Russian рабство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奴隸制,蓄奴, 奴隸身份…
in Italian schiavitù…
in Polish niewolnictwo…
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