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  Definition of exploitation
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
Similar Words: victimization, victimisation, using, development

 

Hyponyms: colonialism, land development, water development, water project, water program, overexploitation, overuse, overutilization, overutilisation, capitalization, capitalisation, commercialization, commercialisation, electrification, unitization, unitisation

 

Derivational Morphology: use, victimize, victimise, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con, exploit, work, build up, develop, overwork, tap

 

 
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