The 1978 movie Coma explored deep-rooted fears about exploitation and medical advances in organ donation.
But there is also the ruthlessness of exploitation, the xenophobia, the self-centeredness.
I am involved in the development and exploitation of such a device called the Espresso Book Machine.
Local press interviews with members of the community who knew her paint a disturbing picture of exploitation.
On Friday, Kelly was arrested and charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
One helps the other, so exploitation and administration are the two chief policies of the Government.
Real philanthropy is as inconsistent with exploitation as with cannibalism.
A nation in which there would be no exploitation would be dead.
But, as we have seen, exploitation is an institution of men, not of nature.
The state has always been an instrument of exploitation; and law is merely the organized violence of the ruling class.
1803, "productive working" of something, a positive word among those who used it first, though regarded as a Gallicism, from French exploitation, noun of action from exploiter (see exploit (v.)). Bad sense developed 1830s-50s, in part from influence of French socialist writings (especially Saint Simon), also perhaps influenced by U.S. anti-slavery writing; and the insulting word was hurled at activities it once had crowned as praise.
It follows from this science [conceived by Saint Simon] that the tendency of the human race is from a state of antagonism to that of an universal peaceful association -- from the dominating influence of the military spirit to that of the industriel one; from what they call l'exploitation de l'homme par l'homme to the exploitation of the globe by industry. ["Quarterly Review," April & July 1831]