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1. exploitation

noun. ['ˌɛkˌsplɔɪˈteɪʃən'] an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly).

Synonyms

  • victimization
  • mistreatment
  • colonialism
  • victimisation
  • sexploitation
  • using

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • exploitation (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Exploitation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce exploitation?

Pronounce exploitation as ˌɛkˌsplɔɪˈteɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word exploitation


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is supposed to prevent exploitation of taxable income.

Quotes containing the word exploitation


1. Friendship is also about liking a person for their failings, their weakness. It's also about mutual help, not about exploitation.
- Paul Theroux

2. Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable
- Gary L. Francione

3. We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language.
- Arne Tiselius

2. exploitation

noun. ['ˌɛkˌsplɔɪˈteɪʃən'] the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful.

Synonyms

  • overuse
  • commercialization
  • development
  • utilisation
  • unitisation
  • usage
  • overexploitation
  • unitization
  • overutilisation
  • utilization
  • capitalization
  • capitalisation
  • land development
  • exercise
  • water program
  • water development
  • electrification
  • water project
  • employment
  • commercialisation
  • overutilization

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • supply
  • refrain
  • cenogenesis

Etymology

  • exploitation (French)
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