English to Afrikaans Meaning :: bondage

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Bondage :
slawerny
- slawerny
 

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Noun(1) the state of being under the control of a force or influence or abstract power(2) the state of being under the control of another person(3) sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs

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(1) During the nineteenth century, juries as far South as Georgia refused to convict whites who assisted slaves escaping from bondage .(2) In India and other parts of Asia, some people are outright slaves, others in debt bondage that ties them to a particular landlord.(3) By the time England entered the African slave trade, the European bondage of non-European peoples was already well established.(4) Two hundred years ago, following a slave uprising, Haiti threw off the yoke of bondage to become a free black state and a haven for escaped African slaves.(5) The nature of slavery and the responses of slave women to their bondage must also be considered.(6) Although the majority of slaves lived and died in bondage , the intelligent and enterprising slave lived in the hope of eventually buying his freedom.(7) He noted that it was significant that after four centuries of bondage the descendants of slaves have become a free and independent people.(8) His life seems set towards one of idyllic village life and oppressive bondage to his masters.(9) Trapped in the vicious cycle of bondage and slavery, they have nowhere to go and are thrust into a life which reduces them to nothing but robots.(10) Furthermore, his 1839 statement reflected a greater concern about the conscience of the slave owner than the physical bondage of the slave.(11) Slaves resisted their bondage in a variety of ways.(12) Buddha left home to get supreme security from bondage .(13) the bondage of drug addiction(14) the deliverance of the Israelites from Egypt's bondage(15) Growing Up in Slavery presents young readers with intense, autobiographical stories of 10 slaves as they recall their early lives in bondage .(16) The custom is derived from the days of slavery in the United States when a slave owner often would break the middle finger of a slave's hand to indicate bondage .
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(1) debt bondage ::
skuld slawerny
Synonyms
Noun
1. slavery ::
slawerny
3. servitude ::
serwituut
6. oppression ::
onderdrukking
7. domination ::
oorheersing
8. exploitation ::
uitbuiting
9. persecution ::
vervolging
12. serfdom ::
slawerny
13. vassalage ::
slawerny
Antonyms
1. freedom ::
vryheid
2. liberty ::
vryheid
Different Forms
bondage
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