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Definition of Slavery

Slavery

  1. The condition of a slave; the state of entire subjection of one person to the will of another.
  2. A condition of subjection or submission characterized by lack of freedom of action or of will.
  3. The holding of slaves.

Slavery Quotations

The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag, it was sadly the Stars and Stripes.
Alan Keyes

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Plato

As I often say, we have come a long way from the days of slavery, but in 2014, discrimination and inequality still saturate our society in modern ways. Though racism may be less blatant now in many cases, its existence is undeniable.
Al Sharpton

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.
Wayne Dyer

Most Christian 'believers' tend to echo the cultural prejudices and worldviews of the dominant group in their country, with only a minority revealing any real transformation of attitudes or consciousness. It has been true of slavery and racism, classism and consumerism and issues of immigration and health care for the poor.
Richard Rohr
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Slavery Translations

slavery in French is asservissement, esclavage
slavery in German is Knechtschaft, Sklaverei, Sklaverei
slavery in Latin is famulatus, servitus
slavery in Spanish is esclavitud
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