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indenture

[ in-den-cher ]
/ 瑟n藞d蓻n t蕛蓹r /
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noun
verb (used with object), in路den路tured, in路den路tur路ing.
to bind by indenture, as an apprentice.
Archaic. to make a depression in; wrinkle; furrow.
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Origin of indenture

First recorded in 1275鈥1325; a Middle English word from the Medieval Latin word indent奴ra; see indent1, -ure

OTHER WORDS FROM indenture

in路den路ture路ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for indenture

indenture
/ (瑟n藞d蓻nt蕛蓹) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of indenture

indentureship, noun
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