What does exploitation mean?

Definitions for exploitation
ˌɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃənex·ploita·tion

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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.

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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say exploitation in sign language?

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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. Anna Flora Werneck:

    There was an unawareness about sexual exploitation as a serious violation of child rights.

  2. Cyntoia Brown:

    I look forward to using my experiences to help other women and girls suffering abuse and exploitation.

  3. Wan Azizah:

    Pedophilia, child exploitation, child pornography... we must be firm on this as children are our responsibility.

  4. Dan Herbert:

    We hope that the decision will strike a fatal blow to the political exploitation of the death of Laquan McDonald.

  5. Wayne Flynt:

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

Images & Illustrations of exploitation

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