Translation of bondage in Spanish:

bondage

cautiverio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbɑndɪdʒ/ /ˈbɒndɪdʒ/

noun

  • 1literary

    (enslavement)
    cautiverio masculine literary
    esclavitud feminine
    a people in bondage un pueblo sometido
    • we are in bondage to our past somos esclavos del pasado
    • He noted that it was significant that after four centuries of bondage the descendants of slaves have become a free and independent people.
    • During the nineteenth century, juries as far South as Georgia refused to convict whites who assisted slaves escaping from bondage.
    • Furthermore, his 1839 statement reflected a greater concern about the conscience of the slave owner than the physical bondage of the slave.
    • Slaves held in bondage are forced into labor and too often treated inhumanely.
    • In 1860, on the verge of war, four million black slaves were held in bondage across the South.
    • The nature of slavery and the responses of slave women to their bondage must also be considered.
    • Slaves resisted their bondage in a variety of ways.
    • 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.
    • Growing Up in Slavery presents young readers with intense, autobiographical stories of 10 slaves as they recall their early lives in bondage.
    • In India and other parts of Asia, some people are outright slaves, others in debt bondage that ties them to a particular landlord.
    • 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.
    • His life seems set towards one of idyllic village life and oppressive bondage to his masters.
    • Buddha left home to get supreme security from bondage.
    • Although the majority of slaves lived and died in bondage, the intelligent and enterprising slave lived in the hope of eventually buying his freedom.
    • From time immemorial slaves have manifested a desire to escape their bondage.
    • 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.
    • The freed slaves were held in ‘debt bondage,’ with the landlord forcing them to work for no wages and with no days off to repay the purchase of tools.
    • By the time England entered the African slave trade, the European bondage of non-European peoples was already well established.
    • The novels aptly illustrate why escape plans were fraught with failure and why some slaves chose to remain in bondage.
    • Bonded labour or debt bondage is probably the least known form of slavery today.
  • 2

    práctica sexual sadomasoquista en la que uno de los participantes permanece atado (sexual)