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noun as in taking advantage

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Parents advised to be engaged Not all investigators are convinced that pandemic-related shutdowns are driving more online exploitation of children.

We haven’t left the context that emerges in the early 18th century in western Europe, of urban policing, the criminalization of gender difference, and the exploitation of gender variant peoples for commercial purposes.

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We’re not requiring attackers to come up with all new bug classes, develop brand new exploitation, look at code that has never been researched before.

To restore privacy and self-determination, there need to much greater limits on the ownership and exploitation of personal data by businesses.

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In particular, Alan hates with a passion all the Campbells, whose chief — known as the Red Fox — functions as the crown’s agent of oppression and exploitation.

Exploitation of trafficking victims may be most acute in conflict and adjoining regions, but it is not confined to these areas.

And far from being secondary partners, Scots featured disproportionately in overseas imperial exploitation.

She is rootless and stateless, having little in the way of rights or protection from exploitation.

Syrian women and girls are facing increased danger from sexual exploitation in the very refugee camps where they sought safety.

They were equally amazed to learn that Ed Piskor was white, but not a word was said about cultural exploitation or appropriation.

For, of course, as capital heaped up and its control became concentrated, the ratio of exploitation increased.

The opinion was offered that they represented the exploitation of some new brand of whisky which would announce itself later.

Yet on the medical profession rests the responsibility for the exploitation of this nostrum.

Evidently this method of exploitation pays; that it does pay is a disgrace to the medical profession.

It should not be difficult for the physician to fix the status of iridium under this sort of exploitation.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exploitation, such as: bleeding, using, and profiteering.

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