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  • 1 slave — [ slav ] adj. et n. • 1575; sclave 1573; lat. médiév. sclavus; cf. esclave ♦ Se dit de peuples d Europe centrale et orientale dont les langues sont apparentées. Peuples slaves. Union slave. ⇒ panslavisme. Le charme slave, qu on prête… …

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  • 2 Slave I — is a fictional spacecraft in the Star Wars universe. It first appears in the film under the command of bounty hunter Boba Fett (Jeremy Bulloch), and then in the prequel film commanded by Jango Fett (Temuera Morrison). Slave I also appears in… …

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  • 3 Slave — (sl[=a]v), n. [Cf. F. esclave, D. slaaf, Dan. slave, sclave, Sw. slaf, all fr. G. sklave, MHG. also slave, from the national name of the Slavonians, or Sclavonians (in LL. Slavi or Sclavi), who were frequently made slaves by the Germans. See… …

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  • 4 slave — (slāv) n. 1. One who is owned as the property of someone else, especially in involuntary servitude. 2. One who is subservient to or controlled by another: »his boss s slave. 3. One who is subject to or controlled by a specified influence: »a… …

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  • 5 Slave — (engl. für „Sklave“), nicht zu verwechseln mit Slawe, steht für: Master/Slave, ein allgemeines hierarchisches Prinzip der Regelung und Steuerung Slave River, ein Fluss in Kanada Eine devote Person (auch „Sub“ genannt) im BDSM Ein fotografisches… …

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  • 6 slave — [slāv] n. [ME sclave < OFr or ML: OFr esclave < ML sclavus, slave, orig., Slav < LGr Sklabos, ult. < OSlav Slovēne, native name of a Slavic people: first used of captives of Slavic orig. in SE Europe] 1. a human being who is owned as… …

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  • 7 Slave — Indian tribe of northwestern Canada, 1789, from SLAVE (Cf. slave) (n.), translating Cree (Algonquian) awahkan captive, slave …

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  • 8 Slave — Slave, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slaved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slaving}.] To drudge; to toil; to labor as a slave. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 slave — (izg. slȇjv) m DEFINICIJA inform. naziv za podređeni, podčinjeni ili sporedni uređaj [primarni slave; sekundarni slave], opr. master (4) ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 10 Slave — (sl[aum]v or sl[a^]v; 277) n. See {Slav}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Slave — Slave, v. t. To enslave. Marston. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 slave — index captive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 slave n. A person owned by and forced t …

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  • 13 Slave — [sleiv] der; s, s <aus engl. slave »Sklave«> untergeordnete Einheit bei informationsverarbeitenden Systemen (EDV); Ggs. ↑Master …

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  • 14 slave — [n] person who serves, often under duress bondservant, captive, chattel, drudge, help, laborer, menial, peon, retainer, serf, servant, skivvy, subservient, thrall, toiler, vassal, victim, worker, workhorse; concept 348 Ant. master slave [v] work… …

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  • 15 slave — ► NOUN 1) historical a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them. 2) a person who is excessively dependent upon or controlled by something: a slave to fashion. ► VERB ▪ work excessively hard. ORIGIN Old French esclave …

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  • 16 slave — yougoslave …

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  • 17 šlavė — šlavė̃ sf. (4) FrnW, šlãvė (2) NdŽ; O, Kos54, LVIII920(Ds) žr. 1 šlovė 1 …

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  • 18 slave — slaveless, adj. slavelike, adj. /slayv/, n., v., slaved, slaving. n. 1. a person who is the property of and wholly subject to another; a bond servant. 2. a person entirely under the domination of some influence or person: a slave to a drug. 3. a… …

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  • 19 slave — n. & v. n. 1 a person who is the legal property of another or others and is bound to absolute obedience, a human chattel. 2 a drudge, a person working very hard. 3 (foll. by of, to) a helpless victim of some dominating influence (slave of… …

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  • 20 Slave — /slayv/, n., pl. Slaves, (esp. collectively) Slave. a member of a group of Athabaskan speaking North American Indians living in the upper Mackenzie River valley region of the Northwest Territories and in parts of British Columbia, Alberta, and… …

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