Definition of Exploitative

1. Adjective. Tending to exploit or make use of.

Exact synonyms: Exploitatory, Exploitive
Similar to: Consumptive
Derivative terms: Exploit, Exploit, Exploit, Exploit, Exploit, Exploit



Definition of Exploitative

1. Adjective. In the nature of exploitation; acting to exploit someone or something ¹

2. Adjective. (context: more generally) Of or relating to exploitation. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: ecology of competition) Wherein one organism reduces a resource to the point of affecting other organisms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exploitative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exploitative

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Literary usage of Exploitative

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1. International Trade and Core Labour Standards by OECD Staff, Organization For Economic Cooperat OECD (2000)
"The contribution of development co-operation programmes in eradicating exploitative forms of child labour This sub-section updates the contribution of ..."

2. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"... more exploitative. An estimated forty million people in India, among them fifteen million children, are bonded laborers. A majority of them are Dalits. ..."

3. The Land and Property Rights of Women and Orphans in the Context of HIV and ...by Kaori Izumi, Global Coalition on Women and AIDS by Kaori Izumi, Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (2007)
"... 3.2 Discriminatory and exploitative tendencies against HIV-positive women Discrimination and stigmatisation were evident in the Bulawayo and Seke sites ..."

4. ... The History of the 33rd Division, A.E.F., by Frederick Louis Huidekoper by Frederic Louis Huidekoper (1921)
"As the barrage lifted the advance was started, and the troops advanced to the first exploitative objective, which was the North edge of the ..."

5. Illinois in the World War by Illinois State Historical Library (1921)
"As the barrage lifted the advance was started, and the troops advanced to the first exploitative objective, which was the North edge of the ..."

6. ... The History of the 33rd Division, A.E.F., by Frederick Louis Huidekoper by Frederic Louis Huidekoper (1921)
"... and the troops advanced to the first exploitative objective, ... lifted the advance was continued [by patrols] to the second exploitative objective. ..."

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