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How to use the word indentured in a Sentence?

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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.

Douglas Macgregor

Found on CNN
10 months ago

Politics

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Politics

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

Uppi Singh

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Top News

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.

Bernie Sanders

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Politics

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.

Bernie Sanders

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Politics

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.

Richard Armey

added by Normando
2 years ago

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

Tom Lindsay

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

Politics

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    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    • A. relocation
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