[ US /ˈsɝvəˌtud/ ]
[ UK /sˈɜːvɪtjˌuːd/ ]
  1. state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment
    penal servitude
    penal servitude
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How To Use servitude In A Sentence

  • Besides being the colour of pants worn during training and performing, red trousers symbolize the indentured servitude of children who were bound by contract and often forced to live and train at these schools.
  • Jordan was the first in his family to escape such servitude.
  • Although slavery in its traditional form survives in many parts of the world, debt slavery of this kind, with varia - tions, is the most common form of servitude today ... The " S " Words-- Serfdom and Slavery
  • Passing an amendment to end slavery and actually banishing involuntary servitude are two different things.
  • Such ill - paid farm work is a form of servitude.
  • Pizzetti is the artist who has rejected the volatile and ephemeral seductions of fashion and the servitude to others by preferring loyalty to himself.
  • It was a cheapjack company that paid writers and artists at rates ranging from poor to involuntary servitude, then printed their wares on presses that were outmoded.
  • Free labour merges imperceptibly with slavery; work becomes servitude; livelihood is transformed into strange new forms of bondage.
  • For the survivors, a life of servitude in a strange land was the reward. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity
  • The new rules will remove outdated references to penal servitude and imprisonment with hard labour.
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