chattel slavery

[ chat-l sley-vuh-ree sleyv-ree ]
/ ˈtʃæt l ˈsleɪ və ri ˈsleɪv ri /

noun

the enslaving and owning of human beings and their offspring as property, able to be bought, sold, and forced to work without wages, as distinguished from other systems of forced, unpaid, or low-wage labor also considered to be slavery.

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Origin of chattel slavery

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020