HyperDic: exploitation

English > 2 senses of the word exploitation:
NOUNactexploitation, developmentthe act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
actexploitation, victimization, victimisation, usingan act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
exploitation > pronunciation
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English > exploitation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful.
Example "the exploitation of copper deposits"
Synonymdevelopment
Narrowercapitalization, capitalisationThe act of capitalizing on an opportunity
commercialization, commercialisationThe act of commercializing something
electrificationThe act of providing electricity
land developmentmaking an area of land more useful
overexploitation, overuse, overutilization, overutilisationexploitation to the point of diminishing returns
unitization, unitisationThe joint development of a petroleum resource that straddles territory controlled by different companies
water development, water project, water programmaking an area of water more useful
Broaderuse, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exerciseThe act of using
Spanishexplotación
Catalanexplotació
Verbsexploituse or manipulate to one's advantage
exploitdraw from
exploitwork excessively hard
English > exploitation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly).
Example"capitalistic exploitation of the working class"
Synonymsvictimization, victimisation, using
NarrowerblaxploitationThe exploitation of black people (especially with regard to stereotyped roles in movies)
colonialismexploitation by a stronger country of weaker one
sexploitationThe commercial exploitation of sex or sexuality or explicit sexual material
BroadermistreatmentThe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
Spanishexplotación, explotación social, victimización
Catalanexplotació, victimització
Verbsexploituse or manipulate to one's advantage

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