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exploitation meaning and definition

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Definition of exploitation (noun)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: development
  2. 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"
    • synonyms: using, victimisation, victimization
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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