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Meaning of EXPLOITATION

Pronunciation:  `eksploy'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  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"
 

EXPLOITATION is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: development, using, victimisation, victimization
 
 See Also: capitalisation, capitalization, colonialism, commercialisation, commercialization, electrification, employment, exercise, land development, mistreatment, overexploitation, overuse, overutilisation, overutilization, unitisation, unitization, usage, use, utilisation, utilization, water development, water program, water project

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`ploi*ta"tion\, n. [F.]
The act of exploiting or utilizing. --J. D. Whitney.

 

 

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