Translation of servitude in Spanish:


servidumbre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsərvəˌt(j)ud/ /ˈsəːvɪtjuːd/

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    servidumbre feminine
    • Her status as slave condemns her to a life of servitude, with little or no control over her future.
    • A freed slave could be returned to servitude for helping a slave escape or for striking a white.
    • Many of the slaves are seen as passive, enjoying their servitude with a crude, animalistic joy.
    • The term of servitude in the United States was for life; slaves couldn't buy their freedom.
    • The only way to do that was to send Martha into servitude!
    • Tens of millions of human souls were transported from their homes in Africa under appalling conditions to lives of servitude in the Americas.
    • All that cruelty and bloodshed had produced nothing; the Free State was, according to Ryan, worse than English servitude.
    • Those born into servitude, however benign and remote the oppression may seem, cannot know fully what it is to be free until the day of liberation actually dawns.
    • America will not pretend that jailed dissidents prefer their chains, or that women welcome humiliation and servitude, or that any human being aspires to live at the mercy of bullies.
    • For $100, for example, you can save a young girl from a life of indentured servitude.
    • It begins with a grieving boy beside his father's funeral pyre, who is claimed by a worryingly uncouth uncle and taken away to a grim new life of servitude.
    • It has a price, and that price is arbitrary forced servitude to the state.
    • Jordan was the first in his family to escape such servitude.
    • We have all sold our kidneys to pay off a debt so that we can save our families from indentured servitude.
    • Eventually, the young monk must choose between love and desire and religious servitude.
    • Those it has aided praise its efforts, saying it saved them from a lifetime of domestic abuse and virtual servitude.
    • In the millennium before the Communist party revolution, it was an antidote to a life of female servitude.
    • Domestic servitude has only been escaped by passing it down to another cadre of oppressed women.
    • Children are the worst victims of bondage and servitude.
    • The stronger ones would be sold into slavery or servitude.