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the state of being under the control of another person

the practice of owning slaves

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work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay

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The reason for the gamble could be a flattering report from Hell's Kitchen slavedriver Marco Pierre White and the news that Marco will have ultimate say on who goes and stays.
In this film, Moses accidentally knocks an Egyptian slavedriver off a scaffold.
According to the Book of Exodus, he is forty when he smites a brutal Egyptian slavedriver and flees to the land of Midian.
Not all work is with a slavedriver boss, not all women are forced into a job and not all mums do the caring work alone.
But the Clerk and the Slavedriver Are birds of another kind, For the clerk sits in his high glass cage With money on his mind, And the slavedriver down below Can't call a slave a friend Instead they have (or nearly all) The Company for a wife, A strange kind of bedmate That sucks away their life On a little mad dirt track Of chiselling and strife [Baxter, 1972]
While most of those on the farm benefit from the grandmother's visits, the narrator points to the oppressive nature of the patriarchy by describing Sophia Jane as a "tireless, just and efficient slavedriver," a tyrant from whom the grandchildren wish to be free (p.