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exploitation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexploitationex‧ploi‧ta‧tion /ˌeksplɔɪˈteɪʃən/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 TREAT/BEHAVE TOWARDSa situation in which you treat someone unfairly by asking them to do things for you, but give them very little in return – used to show disapprovalexploitation of 🔊 The film industry thrives on the sexual exploitation of women.2 the development and use of minerals, forests, oil etc for business or industryexploitation of 🔊 the controlled exploitation of resourcescommercial/economic exploitation3 the full and effective use of somethingexploitation of 🔊 greater exploitation of these data4 an attempt to get as much as you can out of a situation, sometimes unfairlyexploitation of 🔊 the exploitation of religion for political ends
Examples from the Corpus
exploitationThe worst period of their poverty and exploitation in the United States seems to have occurred after the end of our period.On the contrary, their recollection is embittered by the cruelty, exploitation and official oppression which they recall.These attributes clearly included immense potential for societal and cultural modification in relation to economic exploitation of the environment.Other Hawaiians have claimed that geothermal exploitation disrupts their worship of the goddess, Pele.The steady inexorable process of exploitation, with great cost to the environment, has gone on and on.But who is at the centre of the worldwide web of exploitation?They are working to control the exploitation of the rain forests.The company was fined for the exploitation of its immigrant workers.They were significantly overrepresented in the underground economy, where they were prey to exploitation.commercial/economic exploitationInstead of recognising a commercial exploitation, we're invited to see male lust as the corrupting force.Sometimes this consciousness developed into a critique of middle-class morality and economic exploitation.Much of it is therefore being focused on new developments for commercial exploitation in industry.Subscription to the list is absolutely free and there is no commercial exploitation or hidden costs.Human ecology includes a vast complexity of social elements, themselves functioning in relation to modes of economic exploitation in varying regional ecologies.So it should be for the commercial exploitation of the public spectrum.The alternative to economic exploitation is simply stated: we leave them alone.These attributes clearly included immense potential for societal and cultural modification in relation to economic exploitation of the environment.
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