What does Exploitation mean?

Definitions for Exploitation
ˌɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃənExploita·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exploitation, developmentnoun

    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, usingnoun

    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. exploitationnoun

    The act of exploiting or utilizing.

    Etymology: exploitation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exploitationnoun

    the act of exploiting or utilizing

    Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Exploitation

    Using a person or situation to benefit personally from.

    Foster homes in the beginning were exploiting the children.

    Submitted by anonymous on August 19, 2019  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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

Examples of Exploitation in a Sentence

  1. Martin Luther:

    We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the Protestant ethic of hard work and sacrifices, capitalism was built on the exploitation of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor, both black and white, both here and abroad.

  2. Michaela Coel:

    Thank you for your existence in our industry, for making the space safe, for creating physical, emotional and professional boundaries so that we can make work about exploitation, loss of respect, about abuse of power without being exploited or abused in the process.

  3. The Navy:

    The observed changes in the Arctic region climate and the reduced extent of summer ice reveal the potential for the Arctic Ocean to become a more viable route of international shipping over the coming decades. Opportunities exists for infrastructure development and commercial investment, resource exploitation, fishing and tourism.

  4. Cathy Zimmerman:

    What this study does, is hopefully puts numbers to the problem so that real action is taken to prevent exploitation, and resources are there to help people to recover who might fall prey to these abuses.

  5. 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.

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