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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apprenticed, articled, bound, indenturedadjective

    bound by contract


  1. indenturedadjective

    Bound by contract to work for another for a specified period of time.


  1. indenturedadjective

    Subject to an indenture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indentured

    of Indenture

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indentured in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indentured in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of indentured in a Sentence

  1. Uppi Singh:

    Indians signed a sort-of agreement, but they couldn't quite say' agreement,' they said' girmit,' so indentured laborers became known as' Girmityas.'.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    In rural America, we are seeing giant agribusiness conglomerates extract as much wealth out of small communities as they can, while family farmers are going bankrupt and, in many cases, treated like modern-day indentured servants.

  3. Douglas Macgregor:

    In fact, very few people realize it, but in the late 1700s, there were more quote unquote slaves who were White -- most of them, frankly, were Irish as you pointed out -- indentured servants, than there were slaves who were African.

  4. Tom Lindsay:

    Right now, student loans are the closest thing we have to indentured servitude in the United States.

  5. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    Any job that pays $2.13 per hour is not a job, it is indentured servitude.

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