exploitation

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Exploitation is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Noun[change]

Singular
exploitation

Plural
exploitations

  1. (uncountable) Exploitation is the use of something, usually for profit.
    The commercial exploitation of Alaska for oil could lead to serious environmental problems.
  2. (uncountable) Exploitation is the use or treatment of someone unfairly.
    Today, most countries have laws against the exploitation of children in factories.

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