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proslavery

[proh-sley-vuh-ree, -sleyv-ree] /proʊˈsleɪ və ri, -ˈsleɪv ri/
adjective
1.
favoring slavery.
2.
U.S. History. favoring the continuance of the institution of slavery of blacks, or opposed to interference with it.
noun
3.
the favoring or support of slavery.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; pro-1 + slavery
Related forms
proslaver, noun
proslaveryism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for proslavery

proslavery

/ˌprəʊˈsleɪvərɪ/
adjective
1.
in favour of or supporting slavery
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