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bondage in Sociology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbondagebond‧age /ˈbɒndɪdʒ $ ˈbɑːn-/ noun [uncountable]  1 LIMITthe state of having your freedom limited, or being prevented from doing what you want the bondage of early motherhood2 literarySS the state of being a slavein bondage Since the age of 13, he had been in bondage.3 SYthe practice of being tied up for sexual pleasure
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bondageFinancial bondage is caused by a lack of contentment and poor stewardship.Like his father he recognized the evil in human bondage.The adoption of the Constitution resulted from a compromise that overlooked the problem of human bondage.How typical of Graham, mused Celestine, I bet half the class is thinking of bondage.This was the bondage that Langford was free of, having gone over to stills work: he traveled very light.But we ask far more of you before your bondage is at an end.Like some fantastic prison, where you could drink so deeply and so long that you forgot your bondage.