Significado de “slavery” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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slavery en inglés británico

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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.

Más ejemplos

  • William Wilberforce campaigned for the abolition of slavery.
  • The American Civil War was fought between the North and the South partly over the issue of slavery.
  • Beneath the surface of contemporary West Indian life lurk memories of slavery.
  • France abolished slavery on April 27, 1848.
  • His African-American parents had fled from Kentucky to escape slavery.

(Definición de slavery del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

slavery en inglés americano

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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

(Definición de slavery del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)