exploitation

Definitions

  • An Exploit of John Bart's——446
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exploitation an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly) "capitalistic exploitation of the working class","paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"
    • n exploitation the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful "the development of Alaskan resources","the exploitation of copper deposits"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Exploitation The act of exploiting or utilizing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exploitation The act or process of exploiting, making use of, or working up; utilization by the application of industry, argument, or other means of turning to account: as, the exploitation of a mine or a forest, of public opinion, etc.
    • n exploitation Specifically The act of exploiting solely for one's own purposes or advantage; selfish use or employment, regardless of abstract right; self-seeking utilization: as, the exploitation of the weak by the strong, or of the laborer by the capitalist. Also exploitage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Exploitation the act of successfully applying industry to any object, as the working of mines, &c.: the act of using for selfish purposes
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Quotations

  • Peter F. Drucker
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    “The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.”
  • Pierre Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre Joseph Proudhon
    “Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.”
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt%20Brecht
    “The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.”
  • Dick Clark
    Dick Clark
    “I don't set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.”
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G.%20Wells
    “Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.”
  • Morris K. Udall
    Morris K. Udall
    “The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. exploit—L. explicitum, ended.

Usage

In literature:

Engaged on these errands, and a host of intervening lesser exploits in the ward, I had to cultivate an unwonted fleetness of foot.
"Observations of an Orderly" by Ward Muir
In a former war I had performed still greater exploits.
"Dialogues of the Dead" by Lord Lyttelton
A few of his exploits in this way will serve to show his extraordinary 'cuteness.
"The Three Brides, Love in a Cottage, and Other Tales" by Francis A. Durivage
The Chinese peasantry, exploited by the gentry, came to the support of these monks whose Messianism gave the poor a hope in this world.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
These were especially the exploits of ancient kings and of heroes who were adored as demi-gods.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
Most of these exploits show the resource and the daring which mark French's tactics.
"Sir John French" by Cecil Chisholm
My teaching consisted largely in how to avoid him, circumvent him, or exploit him.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
Football history is full of his exploits when he played on the Yale team in '85, '86, '87 and '88.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
Three victories in one day constituted a novel exploit.
"Georges Guynemer" by Henry Bordeaux
I doubt he'll find anything on any time-line that's being exploited by any legitimate paratimers.
"Time Crime" by H. Beam Piper
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In poetry:

The obstinate miner
of the void
exploits
his fertile mine
"Preamble (A Rough Draft For An Ars Poetica)" by Jean Cocteau
When men of gentle lives depart,
They leave behind no brilliant story
Of fam'd exploits, to make men start
In wonder at their dazzling glory.
"Lines In Memory Of The Late Ven. Archdeacon Elwood, A. M." by Thomas Frederick Young
Ye chiefs who go out on this naval exploit,
The work to accomplish, and set matters right,
To Ireland be kind, call at Cork on your way,
And take some White Boys unto Botany Bay.
"Botany Bay 1786" by Anonymous Oceania
She made the whole world ring
With the brave exploits of her children strong,
And with the matchless music of her song.
Too late, too late we cling
To alien legends, and their strains prolong.
"How Long?" by Emma Lazarus
What if you fight in the first line,
What if by great exploits you shine?
A grumbler cannot better be
Than those who fear to fight and flee!
To murmur is to have no spine
And make a bootless plea!
"Decebal to his people" by George Cosbuc
"He struts with throwing stone and spear;
And is he not the first to wear
Around his waist with bully leer
The pelt of wolf and baby bear!
Admitting that he made the kill
Why should he so exploit his skill?
"Equality" by Robert W Service

In news:

Duqu Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kernel .
Security Flaw In Common Keycard Locks Exploited In String Of Hotel Room Break-Ins.
With the exception of the sale of his exploit methods to LSI–the biggest sale the startup ever achieved–Brocious kept quiet about his discovery, until now.
Courtesy National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Firewall vulnerable to "leak test" techniques and exploits.
Factored MDPs attempt to address this by exploiting problem structure.
Sassy tech brand or legal loan shark exploiting the poor.
Police will receive LOCATER technology The Vermillion Police Department has been notified of its selection by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to receive a LOCATER system.
NEW YORK – Retailers are pressing for more design exclusivity, at the same time exploiting licensed programs in a bid to pump new life into bath accessories, suppliers say.
Tolkien are suing the producers of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movie trilogies over alleged exploitative merchandizing .
Tolkien is suing the producers of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" movie trilogies for alleged exploitative merchandizing .
He's also a husband and dad who's committed to making sure no one's children are exploited, oppressed , or killed to underwrite his lifestyle.
Oscar Wilde 's US exploits will be topic of Tulane lecture.
In the absence of federal immigration reform, many undocumented workers are subject to exploitation in terms of wages and work conditions, panelists said.
Exploiting structural biology in the fight against parasitic diseases p124.
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In science:

In this letter we further exploit the ideas of Randall and Sundrum.
Spontaneous orbifold symmetry breaking and generation of mass hierarchy
Following the approach of ref. , we compute the free energy of the model with the replica method, exploiting the identity log ≪ Z n ≫= 1 + n ≪ log Z ≫ +O(n2 ).
Phase coexistence and finite-size scaling in random combinatorial problems
Any other structure can be expressed in terms of the above quantities, by exploiting the fact that the leptonic current is conserved and that the matrix elements of Γi are taken between on-shell chargino states.
Prototype Graphs for radiative Corrections to Polarized Chargino or Neutralino Production in Electron-Positron Annihilation
By exploiting the universality, the recently proposed model suggests minimum dynamic rules that are able to account for the complexity of the Web.
Access time of an adaptive random walk on the world-wide Web
It is precisely this tendency for coherent flipping that is exploited when we flip all the spins in a cluster in one shot thus speeding up the dynamics.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
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