slave

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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
slave nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (owned person)escravo sm
 Plantation owners used to rely on slaves to pick their cotton.
slave viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (work very hard)trabalhar como escravo expres
 Janet slaved over her homework and she got an A.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
slave nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person dominated by [sth](figurado)escravo sm
 Simon is a slave to his work.
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InglêsPortuguês
freed slave nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] liberated from working as a slave) (escravo a quem foi concedida a liberdade)liberto sm
 After the American Civil War, schools were established for the freed slaves.
slave away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (toil, work hard)trabalhar como escravo expres v
  trabalhar duro expres v
 She had to slave away in the kitchen without any help.
slave away at [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal (work hard at) (trabalhar duro em)esforçar-se em vp + prep
  trabalhar duro em expres v
  dedicar-se a vp + prep
 He slaved away at his paper all week, but he got it done on time.
slave driver,
slave-driver
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
literal, archaic ([sb] in charge of slaves)capitão do mato sm
  feitor sm
 Not all slave drivers were monsters and tyrants.
slave driver,
slave-driver
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative ([sb] who demands hard work) (figurado)capitão do mato sm
  (figurado)feitor sm
 My boss is a real slave driver: he always wants me to work through my lunch break.
slave holder nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who keeps captive worker) (proprietário de trabalhadores escravos)senhor de escravos sm
slave labor (US),
slave labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(slavery, enforced work)trabalho escravo loc sm
 Many of the greatest monuments were built by slave labor.
slave labor (US),
slave labour (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (low-paid work) (figurado, trabalho mal remunerado)trabalho escravo loc sm
 For many, working in a fast food restaurant is slave labor. It may be slave labor, but at least it's a job.
slave market nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (auction for slaves) (leilão de escravos)comércio de escravos sm
  mercado negreiro sm
  leilão de escravos sm
 His grandfather was sold at a slave market for $100.
slave master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who keeps captive worker) (proprietário de trabalhadores escravos)senhor de escravos sm
 The slave master owned nearly two hundred slaves.
slave memorial nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (monument to captive labourers) (monumento aos escravos)memorial da escravatura sm
  monumento em memória das vítimas da escravidão sm
slave owner,
slaveowner,
slave-owner
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(person: keeps captive worker) (proprietário de trabalhadores escravos)senhor de escravos sm
slave ship nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vessel carrying people to slavery) (navio carregando pessoas para a escravidão)navio negreiro sm
  navio de escravos sm
 The slave ship sank in the storm and was never found.
slave trade nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trafficking in people) (tráfico de pessoas)comércio de escravos sm
slave trader,
slave-trader
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
([sb] who traffics in people) (alguém que trafica pessoas)comerciante de escravos sm
 He made a lot of money working as a slave trader.
slave trading nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trafficking in people)comércio de escravos sm
  tráfico de pessoas sm
 It's unfortunately true that slave trading is still practised today in some parts of the world.
slave-trade adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (related to trafficking in people)comércio de escravos, tráfico de escravos sm
  escravista adj
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