Definition of 'exploit'
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He added that the feature could be exploited to gain access to whole conversations and not only individual messages that were not originally sent. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The loophole is widely exploited. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet the economic rewards for both could be sizeable, both in terms of tourism for the north and exploiting recent offshore gas discoveries. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Friends of the Earth has been accused of exploiting a legal loophole to avoid sanctions by the charity regulator over misleading claims it made about fracking. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They should not be exploited further for use as food or medicine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will then be stored in exploited oil and gas reservoirs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They may be uninhibited but they are respectful and neither one is exploiting the other. The Sun (2014)You would sniff an opportunity to be exploited. Times, Sunday Times (2013)British business is far from convinced that these advantages are being exploited. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Experts say that the laws are often exploited for personal gain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But some former patients and relatives are demanding to know whether they or their loved ones were unwittingly exploited. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was only when details of her wartime exploits emerged that wellwishers came forward to cover the expenses for a more fitting ceremony. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This situation favours sellers, who are fully exploiting the opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the meantime, gambling promoters are exploiting the transitional situation to make huge profits. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bear may not have been aware of his grandfather's wartime exploits but they were not entirely unknown. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'exploit'
British English: exploit /ɪkˈsplɔɪt/ VERB
If someone exploits you, they unfairly use your work or ideas and give you little in return.
Some people say that he exploited his friends.
- American English: exploit
- Arabic: يَسْتَغِلُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aproveitar-se
- Chinese: 剥削
- Croatian: izrabljivati
- Czech: využít
- Danish: udnytte
- Dutch: uitbuiten
- European Spanish: explotar
- Finnish: käyttää hyväkseen
- French: exploiter
- German: ausbeuten
- Greek: εκμεταλλεύομαι
- Italian: sfruttare
- Japanese: 利用する
- Korean: 부당하게 이용하다
- Norwegian: utnytte
- Polish: wykorzystać
- European Portuguese: explorar
- Romanian: a exploata
- Russian: воспользоваться нечестным путем
- Spanish: explotar
- Swedish: exploatera
- Thai: เอาเปรียบ
- Turkish: sömürmek
- Ukrainian: експлуатувати
- Vietnamese: bóc lột
British English: exploit NOUN
If you refer to someone's exploits, you mean the brave, interesting, or amusing things that they have done.
His exploits were later made into a film.
Definition of exploit from the Collins English Dictionary
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