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exploitation

noun [U] (UNFAIR USE)    /ˌek.splɔɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
the act of using someone unfairly for your own advantage : Marx wrote about the exploitation of the workers .Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of exploitation noun (UNFAIR USE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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