Definition of 'exploitation'
Example sentences containing 'exploitation'
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Most of them have risen to the top from the shop floor by treading on anybody who got in their way and by their exploitation of the workers. GOODBYE CURATE (2002)The river provided an incomparable route for colonial exploitation of the interior. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)You talked about other forms of exploitation ," Izzy pursued. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2002)
Trends of 'exploitation'
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Translations for 'exploitation'
British English: exploitation /ˌɛksplɔɪˈteɪʃən/ NOUN
Exploitation is the act of treating someone unfairly by using their work or ideas and giving them little in return.
We must protect the staff and stop exploitation.
- American English: exploitation
- Arabic: اِسْتِغْلال
- Brazilian Portuguese: exploração
- Chinese: 剥削
- Croatian: izrabljivanje
- Czech: využívání
- Danish: udnyttelse
- Dutch: uitbuiting
- European Spanish: explotación
- Finnish: hyväksikäyttö
- French: exploitation
- German: Ausbeutung
- Greek: εκμετάλλευση
- Italian: sfruttamento
- Japanese: 搾取
- Korean: 착취
- Norwegian: utnyttelse
- Polish: eksploatacja
- European Portuguese: exploração
- Romanian: exploatare
- Russian: эксплуатация
- Spanish: explotación
- Swedish: exploatering
- Thai: การเอาเปรียบ
- Turkish: sömürü
- Ukrainian: експлуатація
- Vietnamese: sự bóc lột
Definition of exploitation from the Collins English Dictionary
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