abolish slavery

• zrušit otroctví

English-Czech dictionary. 2013.

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  • Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking — (CAST) is a Los Angeles based anti human trafficking organization. Through legal, social, and advocacy services, CAST helps rehabilitate survivors of trafficking, raises awareness, and affects legislation and public policy surrounding human… …   Wikipedia

  • Slavery in the British and French Caribbean — refers to slavery in the parts of the Caribbean dominated by France or the British Empire.The Lesser Antilles islands of Barbados, Antigua, Martinique and Guadeloupe were the first important slave societies of the Caribbean, switching to slavery… …   Wikipedia

  • Abolish — A*bol ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abolished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abolishing}.] [F. abolir, L. abolere, aboletum; ab + olere to grow. Cf. {Finish}.] 1. To do away with wholly; to annul; to make void; said of laws, customs, institutions, governments,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slavery in Canada — was practiced for millennia by aboriginal nations, who routinely captured slaves from neighbouring tribes. However, chattel slavery (that form of hereditary slavery in which humans are regarded as the private property of an individual) started… …   Wikipedia

  • abolish — abolish, annihilate, extinguish, abate share the meaning to make nonexistent. Abolish seldom refers to purely physical objects but rather to such things as are the outgrowth of law, custom, human conception, or the conditions of human existence… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Slavery in the Spanish New World colonies — Slavery in the Spanish colonies began with local Natives. Initially, the Spanish set encomiendas on natives and maintained the mita directing it to silver mining at Potosí. However, as these populations shrank due to imported European diseases,… …   Wikipedia

  • abolish — [ə bäl′ish] vt. [ME abolisshen < OFr aboliss , extended stem of abolir < L abolescere, to decay little by little, inceptive of abolere, to retard, destroy: formed, with ab , from, to contrast with adolere, to increase, grow] to do away with …   English World dictionary

  • slavery — /slay veuh ree, slayv ree/, n. 1. the condition of a slave; bondage. 2. the keeping of slaves as a practice or institution. 3. a state of subjection like that of a slave: He was kept in slavery by drugs. 4. severe toil; drudgery. [1545 55; SLAVE… …   Universalium

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  • Slavery abolition efforts by Les Amis des Noirs — The Slavery abolition efforts by Les Amis des Noirs took place against the background of the French Revolution with the argument that liberté, égalité, fraternité precluded slavery.BackgroundA common perception of the French Revolution of 1789 is …   Wikipedia

  • slavery — n. 1) to establish, introduce slavery 2) to abolish slavery 3) white slavery * * * [ sleɪv(ə)rɪ] introduceslavery to abolish slavery to establish white slavery …   Combinatory dictionary

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