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Ausbeutung der Arbeitskraft

Substantiv

partial

exploitation

noun

Definitions of exploitation

the state or action of benefiting unfairly, illegally or immorally from someone, especially by getting them to do something for you or to work for you with little in return

He was sentenced to 45 years in prison for sexual exploitation of children.

the state or action of using something to the full and to benefit from it

There is clear evidence linking the exploitation of resources to the war in the Congo.