Translation of "exploit" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /ɪkˈsplɔɪt/ us /ɪkˈsplɔɪt/

to treat someone unfairly in order to get an advantage for yourself

explorar, abusar de
Laws exist to stop companies exploiting their employees.

to use something so that you get as much benefit from it as possible

We need to make sure that we exploit our resources as fully as possible.
noun [ C usually plural ] uk /ˈek.splɔɪt/ us /ˈek.splɔɪt/

something unusual, brave, or funny that someone has done

She was telling me about her exploits while travelling around Africa.

(Translation of “exploit” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)