Definition of exploitation
- the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources", "the exploitation of copper deposits". Synonyms: development.
- an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly); "capitalistic exploitation of the working class", "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization". Synonyms: using, victimisation, victimization.
blaxploitation, capitalisation, capitalization, colonialism, electrification, overuse, overutilisation, overutilization, sexploitation, unitisation, unitization.
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abbreviation, abdication, aberration, ablation, abnegation, abomination, abrogation, acceleration, acclamation, acclimation, accommodation, accreditation, accumulation, accusation, accusation, acidification, activation, adaptation, adjudication, administration.
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