HyperDic: victimization

English > 2 senses of the word victimization:
NOUNstatevictimizationadversity resulting from being made a victim
actvictimization, exploitation, victimisation, usingan act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
victimization > pronunciation
Soundsvih.ktahmahzey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > victimization: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningadversity resulting from being made a victim.
Example"his victimization infuriated him"
Broaderadversity, hardship, hard knocksA state of misfortune or affliction
Verbsvictimizemake a victim / victim of
English > victimization: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly).
Example "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"
Synonymsexploitation, 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
Verbsvictimizedeprive of by deceit

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