[ UK /ɛksplˈɔ‍ɪtɪv/ ]
[ US /ɛksˈpɫɔɪtɪv, ɪksˈpɫɔɪtɪv/ ]
  1. tending to exploit or make use of
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How To Use exploitive In A Sentence

  • From the media, governments want fair, consistent, non-exploitive treatment that appreciates the complexity of prosecuting a modern war.
  • The ecosystem of value-added and exploitive businesses making a living off of Wikipedia will expand dramatically, which is bound to create plenty of unforeseen issues and controversies.
  • While never titillating or exploitive, the love shared between Lana and Brandon is honest and very moving.
  • As a result, girls reach menarche sooner and form clingy relationships, while boys become aggressive and sexually exploitive.
  • Some teacher-exchange advocates consider any recruitment situation that forces applicants to go into debt to be exploitive.
  • Defending their intrusion into private life, they argued that their literature was neither salacious nor exploitive.
  • Is it just the slurs and condescension that make the situation exploitive or am I missing something?
  • Woody Allen, like i say, i think of him in similar ways–went from funny-angry to just angry, real exploitive jerk in many ways, and god knows he logged in enough hours on the psych’s couch. i dunno. i think maybe it is a special hazard for people who become famous, but who knows–some people just kind of ossify at a certain point. Harlan Ellison Gropes Connie Willis
  • At first blush, the situation appears exploitive.
  • Exploitive styles must be conducted with great subtlety as very few counterparts are so desperate as to welcome or tolerate outright exploitation.
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