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Noun
The action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work
“Worker exploitation and unfair wages are no laughing matter.”
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The action of making use of and benefiting from resources
“Crippling debt repayments and the external exploitation of natural resources have channelled money out of countries that were never wealthy in the first place.”
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The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application
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The taking of opportunities as and when they arise, regardless of planning or principle
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The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery
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Unwanted sexual advance
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A fraudulent scheme or action
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The act of making an unreasonable profit not justified by the corresponding assumption of risk, or by doing so unethically
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The act of monopolizing or the state of being monopolized
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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The action of using up a resource
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The utilization of something
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Legal and equitable trade
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An organized activity involving a number of people
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