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bondage

noun
     
Related topics: Sociology
bond‧age [uncountable]
1 the state of having your freedom limited, or being prevented from doing what you want:
the bondage of early motherhood
2 literarySS the state of being a slave
in bondage
Since the age of 13 he had been in bondage.
3 the practice of being tied up for sexual pleasure

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