slavery

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsleɪvəri/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsleɪvəri, ˈsleɪvri/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(slāvə rē, slāvrē)



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slavery

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [child, sex, sexual, domestic] slavery
  2. a [life, decade, bond] of slavery
  3. the [end, abolishment] of slavery
  4. [end, abolish, stop, prevent] slavery
  5. slavery was [abolished, outlawed] (in)
  6. was [forced, sold] into slavery
  7. slavery for [life, decades, children, women]
  8. slavery in [America, Egypt]
  9. slavery in the [17th] century
  10. it's almost like slavery!
  11. this [work, job] is slavery!
  12. modern day slavery
  13. [a country, an economy] built on slavery
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