What does indentured mean?

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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. 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.

  2. Richard Armey:

    Government is saying to the average citizen every January 1: 'For the next five months you’ll be working for us, for goals we shall determine. Is that clear? After May 5 you may look after your own needs and ambitions, but report back to us next January. Now move along.' ... If nearly half of what you make is spent by someone else, that means that half your work time is spent working for someone else. Call me a radical, but I think that comes dangerously close to being a form of indentured servitude.

  3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

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

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    We cannot create an economy that works for all Americans if we continue to neglect the needs of rural America, 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.

  5. Tom Lindsay:

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

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    cloth coverings wrapped around something (as a wound or a baby)
    • A. swathing
    • B. substrate
    • C. ventricle
    • D. fervidness

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