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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tending to make use of, often meanly or unjustly for one's own advantage or profit ; Tending to take undue advantage of

Usage examples (31)
  • Lumbering can be an exploitative industry.
  • His talent shows have been called exploitative and trashy, and many viewers find him intolerably smug.
  • Even then, there was a big outcry about how 'exploitative', 'objectifying' and 'demeaning' the posters were.
  • Mr. Kasukuwere says the companies will be paid a fair price for their shares, though not an "exploitative" amount. for more
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