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Definition of "exploitative" []

  • In the nature of exploitation; acting to exploit someone or something (adjective)
  • Of or relating to exploitation. (adjective)
  • Wherein one organism reduces a resource to the point of affecting other organisms. (adjective)

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Use "exploitative" in a sentence
  • "Mandela said although farm killings could in no way be justified, some of them were motivated by revenge, resulting from what he described as exploitative employment conditions or racial discrimination."
  • "Violence and the threat of violence sustain exploitative hierarchies, and also overturn them."
  • "Several of my colleagues and friends hold less than glowing opinions of his work, some of it described as exploitative or racist, other times simplistic and/or outright boring nevertheless, the derisive name Rescue Yawn is an unforgivable attempt at wit that should result in a temporary loss of speaking privileges."