[ UK /ɛksplˈɔ‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈɛksˌpɫɔɪtəd, ɪksˈpɫɔɪtəd/ ]
  1. (of persons) taken advantage of
    after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used
  2. developed or used to greatest advantage
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How To Use exploited In A Sentence

  • Whelks are widely distributed, but are commercially exploited in only some regions.
  • No, I am not saying that these three popular role models, who were exploited by Home Trade to make suckers out of the common man, must be punished for their silly mistake.
  • The worst dereliction is tolerance of rave parties where illegal drugs are sold and used, and minors are sexually exploited. Sound Politics: Seattle needs more police; and needs to use better sense in deploying the ones it already has
  • He came to believe that working people, poor people, put down and stepped upon, had to organize if they were going to clean up the slums, fight the corruption that exploited them, and get a handhold on the first rung of the ladder up and out. Bill Moyers: Saul Alinsky, Who?
  • These tools should be fully exploited by the nutrition and public health communities to combat micronutrient malnutrition.
  • Recently, itinerant workers - some illegal immigrants - have moved into the trade, at the risk of being exploited by gangmasters.
  • He claimed his goal was "tinged with a bit of disappointment" and rued the fact that United had only partly exploited their opportunity. Manchester United worried by Wayne Rooney injury after draw at Bolton
  • This binding affinity was later exploited widely in experimental biochemistry. Richard Kuhn and the Chemical Institute: Double Bonds and Biological Mechanisms
  • The main central banks exploited yesterday's thin market to launch another visible assault on the dollar.
  • The pinup of him in Cosmo should have been exploited for the “family values” impact. Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 15, 2010
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