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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexploitativeex‧ploit‧a‧tive /ɪkˈsplɔɪtətɪv/ adjective  TREAT/BEHAVE TOWARDStaking as much as possible from someone or something and giving very little in return the exploitative nature of multinational companies
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exploitativeContemporary academic puritans regard studentprofessor intimacies as inherently exploitative.Johnston said the contract was exploitative and restrictive, with the financial arrangements much less lucrative than she'd expected.Traditional subordination is arbitrary, exploitative arid alien to the modern values of management by commitment.They are doomed by exploitative capital operating on a global scale.It's an unscrupulous way of exploitative discounting.However, they concentrated labour, largely that of women and children, in a more visibly exploitative mode.a sexually exploitative movieTo human beings the existence of exploitative relations of production would be agonizing were they perceived simply as exploitative.Informal labour relations tend to be more exploitative than those within the legitimate economy.
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