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exploitation

Social medicine The taking unfair advantage of a situation or person(s). See Sexual exploitation.

exploitation

the situation in which one organism gains at the expense of another.
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The link, which he helped to draw in his prosecution of Field Marshal Milch, between economic exploitation and the violation of human rights norms, represented a major breakthrough in our understanding of the notion of responsibility--and culpability--for human rights abuse.
economic exploitation, dangerous or indecent activities and educating people
Weill and librettist Maxwell Anderson fashioned a tuneful and witty operetta to frame a darker satirical exploration of political corruption, economic exploitation and the perils of a despotic concentration of business and government.
Interest in the economic exploitation of the Arctic has increased significantly in recent years as melting ice floes have eased access to the inhospitable region's rich oil and gas reserves.
Not only has legalization failed in this respect, but it has also led to some other unintended consequences, not limited to the explosion of both the legal and illegal sectors, as well as the corporate control of the sector--both of which have resulted in an intensified economic exploitation of prostituted women.
This year's campaign listed 16 forms of violence against women: Murder, physical harm, rape, arbitrary deprivation of rights, freedom detention, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment at work and public places, forced or early marriage, economic exploitation, verbal violence, deprivation of heritage, deprivation of education, forced repeated and frequent pregnancy, forced abortion for female embryos, exploiting women for commercial reasons, violence caused by occupation or armed conflicts.
And his prophecy that Rhodesia, which he regarded as the jewel in British Africa, would be ruined by black majority-rule now presents those of liberal conscience with some awkward, jagged pictures-leaving the unanswerable question of whether the disasters should properly be blamed on the legacies of European colonisation, economic exploitation of their lands by the West, or some more profound problem in adjusting traditional ways to democracy.
However, CBI is cautious about the separation of science and industry, as the UK needs to be better at the economic exploitation of science.
It thus alludes to the economic exploitation of so-called underdeveloped countries by those known as developed, a subject that epitomizes the concerns of Rigo 23.
While he concedes that the word might have been used in texts later than Paul to designate homosexual rape or sex by economic exploitation, it sometimes may also have been used to refer to homosexuality in general.
And while its main characters are admirably humanized, this is nevertheless a movie about economic exploitation.
Covering both countryside and townscapes, it explores how economic exploitation has shaped the land, and how the landscape of the north west inspired writers and artists.

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