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forced labour

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforced labourˌforced ˈlabour British English, forced labor American English noun [uncountable]  when prisoners or slaves are forced to do very hard physical work, or a system in which this happens Two million suffered imprisonment or forced labour.
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forced labourThese were State enterprises, engineered by the military, and using convict and forced labour.The effects of conquest were followed by the still greater catastrophes of exploitation and forced labour.In 1769 1,375 people were at work on it, many of them prisoners at forced labour.It also imposed forced labour, and maintained an astonishing, rigorously trained army.They were executed or sentenced to long periods of forced labour.It can be argued that forced labour has not ceased but merely changed its form.
From Longman Business Dictionaryforced labourˌforced ˈlabour British English, forced labor American English people who are forced to do hard physical work in bad conditions, or the work itselfthe replacement of forced labour by wage labourThousands suffered imprisonment or forced labour. labour
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