Definition of indentureship in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌSHip/


See indenture

‘Their will to survive, no matter the obstacles, was pivotal in releasing them from the physical and psychological bondage that characterised indentureship.’
  • ‘Oh well one could hold out hope that they were selling themselves into some sort of indentureship and this would be the last episode.’
  • ‘By distancing herself, Condé is able to explore anew the ethno-social legacy of slavery and indentureship in a French Caribbean village.’
  • ‘During indentureship, there were tremendous efforts by the Hindus to assert themselves as Hindus.’
  • ‘It is the right thing to do and is payment for their indentureship.’