What does exploitation mean?

Definitions for exploitationˌɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exploitation.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. exploitation(Noun)

    The act of exploiting or utilizing.

  2. Origin: exploitation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exploitation(noun)

    the act of exploiting or utilizing

  2. Origin: [F.]

Freebase

  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 Terms

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exploitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exploitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wayne Flynt:

    This narrative of senility, exploitation of this helpless little old lady is just hogwash. It's just complete bunk.

  2. Malcolm X:

    Speaking like this doesn't mean that we're anti-white, but it does mean we're anti-exploitation, we're anti-degradation, we're anti-oppression.

  3. Norma Kang Muico:

    The guilty verdict is a damning indictment of the government's failure to reform the system that traps women in a cycle of abuse and exploitation.

  4. Sarah Leah Whitson:

    The success of Israel's agricultural industry depends to a large extent on the labor of Thai migrant workers, but Israel is doing far too little to uphold their rights and protect them from exploitation.

  5. Bala Garba:

    The Gambia will never be a party to the so called Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union as it is designed to continue the same exploitation and impoverishment of the African continent, we will rather die then be colonized twice.

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