1. debt bondage (ritsuryō system); forced labor on failure to pay a debtHistorical term
Wikipedia definition
2. Debt bondageDebt bondage (or bonded labour) is when a person pledges him or herself against a loan. In debt bondage, the services required to repay the debt may be undefined, and the services' duration may be undefined. Debt bondage can be passed on from generation to generation. In modern times, debt bondage is most prevalent in South Asia.
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