slave

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
slave

Plural
slaves

  1. A slave is a person who is owned by a master and who works for that master, but receives no--or almost no--money.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
slave

Third-person singular
slaves

Past tense
slaved

Past participle
slaved

Present participle
slaving

  1. (intransitive) To work very hard.
    I've been slaving in the kitchen all day cooking food for Christmas dinner.