Example sentences for: indentured

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

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

  • It took somebody like Slater—an indentured apprentice for over six years at the Arkwright and Strut’s plant in Milford, England—to ferry the plans to America.

  • 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.

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

  • An WP inside piece reports on the indictment of 13 smugglers and pimps who brought hundreds of Asian girls--some as young as 13 years old-- to the U.S. as indentured servants and forced them to work as prostitutes until they repaid their debts.


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