exploitation

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun the action of taking advantage of something
  • noun the utilisation of natural resources
  • noun the unfair use of something or treatment of someone for personal benefit

Commerce

  • noun the unfair use of cheap labour to get work done

Economics

  • noun the use of someone’s labour cheaply, either by a firm underpaying its workers or by a developed country paying less for imports from a developing country

Military

  • noun a continuation of a successful attack after the objective has been taken, in order to destroy the enemy’s ability to conduct an orderly withdrawal or organize a defence or counter attack
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