indentured

indentured
adjective apprenticed, articled, bound by agreement, bound by contract, contracted, engaged, enslaved, obligated, obliged, promised, tied down, under obligation associated concepts: indentured apprentice

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  • indentured — in‧den‧tured [ɪnˈdentʆəd ǁ ərd] adjective [only before a noun] 1. FINANCE indentured lenders are ones covered by an indenture agreement when bonds are Issued (= made available and sold) 2. LAW an indentured worker is one who must work for an… …   Financial and business terms

  • indentured — adj. Bound by contract to work for another for a specified period of time. Syn: apprenticed, articled, bound. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indentured — (adj.) bound by indenture, 1757, pp. adjective from INDENTURE (Cf. indenture) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indentured — articled, *bound, bond …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • indentured — [[t]ɪnde̱ntʃə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n In the past, an indentured worker was one who was forced to work for someone for a period of time, because of an agreement made by people in authority. Daniel arrived in Maryland as an indentured servant …   English dictionary

  • Indentured — Indenture In*den ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indentured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indenturing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To indent; to make hollows, notches, or wrinkles in; to furrow. [1913 Webster] Though age may creep on, and indenture the brow. Woty. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indentured — adj. Indentured is used with these nouns: ↑labourer, ↑servant …   Collocations dictionary

  • indentured labourer — ➔ labourer …   Financial and business terms

  • Indentured servant — An indentured servant is a form of debt bondage worker. The laborer is under contract of an employer for some period of time, usually three to seven years, in exchange for their transportation, food, drink, clothing, lodging and other necessities …   Wikipedia

  • Indentured Servant — Die Artikel schuldknecht und schuldknechtschaft überschneiden sich thematisch. Hilf mit, die Artikel besser voneinander abzugrenzen oder zu vereinigen. Beteilige dich dazu an der Diskussion über diese Überschneidungen. Bitte entferne diesen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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