English noun: exploitation
|1.||exploitation (act) the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful|
|Samples||The development of Alaskan resources.|
The exploitation of copper deposits.
|Broader (hypernym)||employment, exercise, usage, use, utilisation, utilization|
|Narrower (hyponym)||capitalisation, capitalization, commercialisation, commercialization, electrification, land development, overexploitation, overuse, overutilisation, overutilization, unitisation, unitization, water development, water program, water project|
|2.||exploitation (act) an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)|
|Samples||Capitalistic exploitation of the working class.|
Paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization.
|Synonyms||using, victimisation, victimization|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blaxploitation, colonialism, sexploitation|