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enslave

verb

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to take control of and assert authority over usually used as (be) enslaved
  • Her ancestors were enslaved during the war.

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The first known use of enslave was in 1628

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“Enslave.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enslave. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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