Examples of slavery in a Sentence
She was sold into slavery.
a child born into slavery was considered simply another addition to the master's wealth and property
Recent Examples of slavery from the Web
This puts Howard County government (and by inference, all the rest of us) in the position of endorsing treason, slavery and white supremacy.
The administration has already added a plaque to provide information about slavery and the Civil War to a Confederate soldier statue near the Lyceum, the main administrative building on campus.
From slavery, the story jumped to the excesses of capitalism during the Industrial Revolution and then to imperialism around the turn of the century.
PRESTON, Md. — As Harriet Tubman's role in the fight against slavery gains new appreciation in the nation and world, a historic trail in Maryland has been getting more attention.
Tubman escaped from slavery in antebellum Maryland to become a leading abolitionist.
Reeves specifically rejected an argument some flag supporters make outside the courtroom, that there is no connection between slavery and the Confederate battle emblem.
Evidence that North Korean workers — who are employed around the world in conditions often likened to slavery — worked on the St. Petersburg stadium has brought concern from FIFA.
Marriott works with the anti-child slavery organization ECPAT-USA and anti-human trafficking group Polaris and has used the curriculum internally to train 6,000 company employees.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'slavery.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of slavery
SLAVERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slavery for English Language Learners
: the state of being a slave
: the practice of owning slaves
SLAVERY Defined for Kids
Learn More about slavery
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up slavery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).