exploitative

[ US /ˌɛksˈpɫɔɪtətɪv/ ]
[ UK /ɛksplˈɔ‍ɪtətˌɪv/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. tending to exploit or make use of
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How To Use exploitative In A Sentence

  • The expansion of Western capitalism incorporated the Third World into an exploitative world system.
  • Because organisms can consume resources at different times of the year or different times of the day, it is possible for two species that are not present in the same time and place to compete exploitatively. Exploitative competition
  • But it is also an exquisitely coded and exploitative masterpiece of tub-thumping demagoguery. Times, Sunday Times
  • They both seem vulnerable and this feels horribly exploitative. Times, Sunday Times
  • The prospect of yet more exploitative taxes to support reproducer indulgence means that a questioning of the bio-political privileging of natality is long overdue.
  • There's no story; no soppy lyrics; it's not exploitative or nasty; it's closer to circus, but with simpler tricks and better music.
  • Of course I abhor exploitative or coercive sex, regardless of the age of those involved.
  • I admired its moxie, its determination to be nothing more than a cheesy, exploitative, effects-driven popcorn movie.
  • Informal labour relations tend to be more exploitative than those within the legitimate economy.
  • The main issue is plant closures, as the auto industry moves to take advantage of more exploitative conditions in other regions.
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