Example sentences for: indentured

How can you use “indentured” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When I look at our place in American history, though, what intrigues me are the missed opportunities--as when, for example, legal and societal distinctions were first made between white indentured servants and black slaves.

  • Before I indentured myself to Microsoft and its stock options, I worked for a publication called the Washington City Paper . The City Paper is what journalists pretentiously call an "alternative weekly" and what everyone else calls a "rag."

  • They suffered both exploitation by Chinese entrepreneurs, who used them as indentured labor, and discriminatory taxation by the state legislature.

  • Brosnahan has lent some credence to this charge by describing McDonald's work program as "indentured servitude."

  • The Bracero program has been likened by some to indentured slavery where employer exploitation was rampant and inhumane.

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