Enslavement En*slave"ment, n. The act of reducing to slavery; state of being enslaved; bondage; servitude. [1913 Webster]

A fresh enslavement to their enemies. --South. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • enslavement — index bondage, captivity, oppression, servitude, subjection, thrall Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enslavement — 1690s, from ENSLAVE (Cf. enslave) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • enslavement — [[t]ɪnsle͟ɪvmənt[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N of n Enslavement is the act of making someone into a slave or the state of being a slave. The enslavement of African people must be the biggest crime in the whole of history. 2) N UNCOUNT: oft poss N, adj …   English dictionary

  • enslavement — enslave ► VERB 1) make (someone) a slave. 2) cause (someone) to lose freedom of choice or action. DERIVATIVES enslavement noun enslaver noun …   English terms dictionary

  • enslavement — noun see enslave …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enslavement — See enslave. * * * …   Universalium

  • enslavement — noun The act of enslaving or the state of being a slave; bondage …   Wiktionary

  • enslavement — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. thralldom, subjection, servitude; see slavery 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of subjugation to an owner or master: bondage, helotry, serfdom, servileness, servility, servitude, slavery, thrall, thralldom,… …   English dictionary for students

  • enslavement — en slave·ment || mÉ™nt n. state of being enslaved to someone or something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enslavement — n 1. slavery, bondage, enthrallment, thralldom, captivity; subjugation, subjection, subordination, control, restraint, oppression, repression; confinement, durance, duress; servitude, serfdom, vassalage, indenture. 2. capture, seizure, taking,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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