Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Exploitation is the use or treatment of someone or something unfairly, often for profit.

Examples: (noun) Today, most countries have laws against the exploitation of children in factories. (noun) The commercial exploitation of Alaska for oil could lead to serious environmental problems.

Synonyms: nouns: profiteering, using.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 A