thraldom

Definitions of thraldom
  1. noun
    the state of being under the control of another person
    synonyms: bondage, slavery, thrall, thralldom
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    bonded labor
    a practice in which employers give high-interest loans to workers whose entire families then labor at low wages to pay off the debt; the practice is illegal in the United States
    servitude
    state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment
    serfdom, serfhood, vassalage
    the state of a serf
    villainage, villeinage
    the legal status or condition of servitude of a villein or feudal serf
    type of:
    subjection, subjugation
    forced submission to control by others
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