Definitions for exploitationˌɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. exploitation, development(noun)

    the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful

    "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"

  2. exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using(noun)

    an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)

    "capitalistic exploitation of the working class"; "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(1.00 / 2 votes)

  1. exploitation(Noun)

    The act of exploiting or utilizing.

  2. Origin: exploitation

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(4.00 / 1 vote)

  1. Exploitation(noun)

    the act of exploiting or utilizing

  2. Origin: [F.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Exploitation

    This article discusses the term exploitation in the meaning of using something in an unjust or cruel manner.

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. exploitation

    1. Taking full advantage of success in military operations, following up initial gains, and making permanent the temporary effects already achieved. 2. Taking full advantage of any information that has come to hand for tactical, operational, or strategic purposes. 3. An offensive operation that usually follows a successful attack and is designed to disorganize the enemy in depth. See also attack; pursuit.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'exploitation' in Nouns Frequency: #2539


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