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  ( slaves    plural & 3rd person present)   ( slaving    present participle)   ( slaved    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A slave is someone who is the property of another person and has to work for that person.  
The state of Liberia was formed a century and a half ago by freed slaves from the United States.     
2       n-count   You can describe someone as a slave when they are completely under the control of another person or of a powerful influence.  
with supp  
Movie stars used to be slaves to the studio system.     
3       verb   If you say that a person is slavingover something or is slavingfor someone, you mean that they are working very hard.  
When you're busy all day the last thing you want to do is spend hours slaving over a hot stove.      V over n  
      Slave away means the same as slave., phrasal verb  
He stares at the hundreds of workers slaving away in the intense sun.      V P   slave away  
    slave 3  

slave labour  
in AM, use slave labor     
1       n-uncount   Slave labour refers to slaves or to work done by slaves.  
The children were used as slave labour in gold mines in the jungle...     
2       n-uncount   If people work very hard for long hours for very little money, you can refer to it as slave labour.,   (disapproval)    He's been forced into slave labour at burger bars to earn a bit of cash.     
slave trade     
The slave trade is the buying and selling of slaves, especially Black Africans, from the 16th to the 19th centuries.      n-sing   the N  
...profits from the slave trade.     
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brought into servitude; slave to someone
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
proprietary rights over virtual assets
look at, look over, examine, evaluate
sobre por, encima
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
a leaky tap that tends to spray water over ones trousers whenever used.
sentence containing all letters of a given alphabet at least once.The canonical example in English is: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.
A perfect pangram contains each letter of the alphabet just once and thus is far more difficult to come up with. The best seems to be: 'Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx'.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
ça ne sert à rien de pleurer ; ce qui est fait est fait ; inutile de se lamenter sur une chose qu'on ne peut pas changer
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
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