Etymology
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servitude (n.)

early 15c., "condition of being enslaved," from Old French servitude, servitute (13c.) and directly from Late Latin servitudo "slavery," from Latin servus "a slave" (see serve (v.)) + abstract noun suffix.

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Definitions of servitude

servitude (n.)
state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment;
penal servitude
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