Definition of exploitation

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • exploitation is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 21
  • exploitation is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 21
  • exploitation is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 24

Definition of exploitation


  • an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly) (noun)

    Examples

    1. capitalistic exploitation of the working class

    Synonyms

    1. using
    2. victimisation
    3. victimization
  • the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful (noun)

    Examples

    1. the exploitation of copper deposits

    Synonyms

    1. development

See definition of exploitation in Merriam Webster

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