Definition of exploitative in English:

exploitative

Line breaks: ex¦ploit|ative
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsplɔɪtətɪv
 
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(also exploitive /ɛkˈsplɔɪtətɪv, ɪk-/)

adjective

Making use of a situation or treating others unfairly in order to gain an advantage or benefit: an exploitative form of labour
More example sentences
  • At the end of the day, doctoral students are in a relatively powerless position within academic institutions and potentially exploitative situations can arise.
  • By crashing popular culture with trashy, exploitative entertainment we will gain visibility, have fun, and scare people, which is always a good thing.
  • They need to be there to protect workers from exploitative situations and to represent their interests.

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