exploitation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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eksplaw i tay shuhn

  • n  the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
    the exploitation of copper deposits
  • n  an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    capitalistic exploitation of the working class

  • Both England and France are bending every effort to explore their African lands, develop better means of communication and begin the exploitation of the Dark Continent's natural.
  • It's about people whose lives have been affected by the unsustainable and destructive exploitation of resources.
  • On Saturday, April 18, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez publicly handed President Obama a copy of Eduardo Galeano's seminal left-leaning tome on the foreign exploitation of Latin .
News & Articles


  • Cherie Blair in The Associated Press
    Across the world, widows suffer dreadful discrimination and abuse,Blair said. "In too many cases they're pushed to the very margins of society, trapped in poverty and left vulnerable to abuse and exploitation."
  • Antonio in Modern Ghana
    Europeans believe that slavery was abolished centuries ago. But look around - slaves are in our midst. We must do more to reduce demand for slave-made products and exploitation,Mr. Costa added.
  • Edward Kennedy in Forbes
    Year after year, we've had the broken borders,said Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. "Year after year, we've seen the exploitation of workers. Year after year, we've seen the people who live in fear within our own borders. This is the...

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