slavelike

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slave +‎ -like

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slavelike (comparative more slavelike, superlative most slavelike)

  1. Resembling a slave.
  2. Resembling conditions of slavery
    • 2007 July 17, Howard W. French, “Beijing’s Lack of Penalties in Labor Cases Stirs Outrage”, New York Times:
      SHANGHAI, July 16 — China’s efforts to bring a quick end to an embarrassing labor scandal over slavelike conditions for hundreds of workers at brick kilns in Shanxi Province has provoked anger among victims and widespread criticism.

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