slavery / ˈsleɪ və ri, ˈsleɪv ri /


slavery 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the condition of being enslaved, held, or owned as human chattel or property; bondage.
  2. a practice or institution that treats or recognizes some human beings as the legal property of others.
  3. a state of subjection like that of a slave: He longed to escape the slavery of drug addiction.
  4. severe toil; drudgery.

slavery 近义词

n. 名词 noun

state of working under duress or without freedom


  1. Other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history.
  2. We went through birth pains through the Middle Passage, the abolition of slavery.
  3. At the time of reading, I was already quite aware of the horrors of slavery, and disgusted by the prison industrial complex and school-to-prison pipeline.
  4. The California Constitution banned slavery in 1850 but did not prohibit slaveowners from other parts of the country from bringing their human property into the Golden State.
  5. By upholding slavery as an institution elsewhere, one could argue — and indeed many are arguing in Sacramento right now — that state and local authorities in the mid-19th century were complicit in evil.
  6. Rather, human trafficking, like slavery in the past, is a way of demoralizing the conquered.
  7. The consequences of slavery are still inherent in the lives of black people.
  8. I suggest you read my book Technological Slavery,” his letter concludes, “which you can probably get from
  9. Calhoun supported state nullification of federal laws and gave a speech to Congress titled “Slavery as a Positive Good.”
  10. And Daniel Webster, a great opponent of slavery, supported the vile Compromise of 1850, Fugitive Slave Act and all.
  11. But this alliance is rotten, and cannot endure; the Western men are no partizans of slavery.
  12. I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
  13. “Lecompton” constitution of Kansas was a pro-slavery document which Buchanan favoured.
  14. The bond of marriage seemed an accursed thing, the mere slavery of women.
  15. The sugar of Cuba is the finest in the world; but in Cuba, slavery is unparalleled in its horrors.