exploitation

noun
1 unfair use of sb
ADJECTIVE
brutal, ruthless

her ruthless exploitation of popular fear

cynical, shameless
blatant
capitalist, class, economic, industrial, sexual
labour/labor (esp. AmE)
VERB + EXPLOITATION
prevent
struggle against

The party's avowed aim was to struggle against capitalist exploitation.

be open to, be vulnerable to

Migrant workers are vulnerable to exploitation.

be based on

societies based on the exploitation of slaves

2 use of sth
ADJECTIVE
effective, efficient, full, successful
direct

the direct exploitation of natural forests

large-scale
sustainable
commercial
mineral, resource
human

Turtles are increasingly threatened by human exploitation.

VERB + EXPLOITATION
be ripe for

Emergent democracies created markets that were ripe for exploitation.


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  • exploitation — [ ɛksplwatasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1662; « saisie judiciaire » 1340; de exploiter 1 ♦ Action d exploiter, de faire valoir une chose en vue d une production (cf. Mise en valeur). Exploitation du sol, d un domaine. ⇒ 1. culture. Mise en exploitation d une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Exploitation — ist das französische Wort für „Ausbeutung“, „Verwertung“ und „Nutzbarmachung“. Exploitationfilm wird im Deutschen als Fremdwort für die Bezeichnung des gleichnamigen Filmgenres verwendet. Begriffsgeschichte Ein zum deutschen Fremdwort gehöriges… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • exploitation — 1803, productive working of something, a positive word among those who used it first, though regarded as a Gallicism, from Fr. exploitation, noun of action from exploiter (see EXPLOIT (Cf. exploit) (v.)). Bad sense developed 1830s 50s, in part… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Exploitation — Ex ploi*ta tion, n. [F.] The act of exploiting or utilizing. J. D. Whitney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exploitation — I noun employ, misapplication, misuse, overcharge, profiteering, turning to account, unethical use, use, usury, utilization, utilization for profit II index abuse (corrupt practice), function, graft, misusage …   Law dictionary

  • exploitation — [n] taking advantage bleeding*, profiteering, using; concepts 156,225 …   New thesaurus

  • exploitation — [eks΄ploi tā′shən] n. an exploiting or being exploited (in various senses) …   English World dictionary

  • Exploitation — The term exploitation may carry two distinct meanings: # The act of utilizing something for any purpose. In this case, exploit is a synonym for use . # The act of utilizing something in an unjust or cruel manner. It is this meaning of… …   Wikipedia

  • Exploitation — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L exploitation désigne l activité ou la conséquence de l activité d une organisation. Sommaire 1 Les types d exploitation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • exploitation — (èk sploi ta sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d exploiter des terres, des bois, une mine, etc. •   Il perfectionna l administration des salines, non pas, comme on pourrait l imaginer, en augmentant le revenu qu elles… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Exploitation — El cine exploitation es un tipo de cine que «explota» de modo morboso la temática que trata. El término «exploitation» es común en el marketing cinematográfico, usado para todo tipo de filmes para refererirse a la promoción y la publicidad. De… …   Wikipedia Español

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