Definition of enslavement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈsleɪvmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsleɪvmənt//
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  1. 1the act of making somebody a slave (1) In the US the enslavement of Africans and their descendants continued well into the second half of the 19th century.
  2. 2(formal) the act of making somebody/something completely depend on something so that they cannot manage without it the enslavement of man by technology