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exploitation

noun [U] uk   /ˌek.splɔɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  

exploitation noun [U] (GOOD USE)

the use of something in order to get an advantage from it: Britain's exploitation of its natural gas reserves began after the Second World War.
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exploitation noun [U] (UNFAIR USE)

the act of using someone unfairly for your own advantage: Marx wrote about the exploitation of the workers.
Translations of “exploitation”
in Korean 착취…
in Arabic استِغلال…
in Portuguese exploração…
in Catalan explotació…
in Japanese 搾取…
in Italian sfruttamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 善用, 開發利用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 善用, 开发利用…
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