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  1. Indentured servitude

    An indentured servant or indentured laborer is an employee (indenturee) within a system of unfree labor who is bound by a signed or forced contract (indenture) to work for a particular employer for a fixed time. The contract often lets the employer sell the labor of an indenturee to a third party. Indenturees usually enter into an indenture for a specific payment or other benefit, or to meet a legal obligation, such as debt bondage. On completion of the contract, indentured servants were given their freedom, and occasionally plots of land. In many countries, systems of indentured labor have now been outlawed, and are banned by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a form of slavery.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indentured servitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indentured servitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of indentured servitude in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Tom Lindsay:

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

  3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

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

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