captivity vs enslavement what difference

what is difference between captivity and enslavement

English

Etymology

Middle English captivite, from Latin captīvitās; synchronically analyzable as captive +‎ -ity. Entered into the English lexicon around the 14th century.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kæpˈtɪvɪti/
  • Hyphenation: cap‧tiv‧i‧ty

Noun

captivity (countable and uncountable, plural captivities)

  1. The state of being captive.
  2. (obsolete) A group of people/beings captive.
  3. The state or period of being imprisoned, confined, or enslaved.

Translations

See also

  • captive
  • captor


English

Etymology

enslave +‎ -ment

Noun

enslavement (countable and uncountable, plural enslavements)

  1. The act of enslaving or the state of being a slave; bondage

Translations


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