Definition Exploitation

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Definition

to exploit (someone, natural resources): to take advantage of, to manipulate (someone); to use (natural resources)
verb
His supervisors had exploited him for years because of his generosity and his ability to work long hours.
We must exploit the resources available to us if we want to survive on this island.

That's exploitation!: That's abuse, manipulation, ill-treatment!
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: His supervisors had exploited him for years because of his generosity and his ability to work long hours.
US: We must exploit the resources available to us.

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