exploit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esploit (noun), esploitier (verb).

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Noun[edit]

exploit (plural exploits)

  1. A heroic or extraordinary deed.
  2. An achievement.
    The first trek to the summit of Mount Everest was a stunning exploit.
  3. (computing) A program or technique that exploits a vulnerability in other software.

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Verb[edit]

exploit (third-person singular simple present exploits, present participle exploiting, simple past and past participle exploited)

  1. (transitive) To use for one’s own advantage.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French esploit (noun), esploitier (verb).

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Noun[edit]

exploit n (plural exploiten, diminutive exploitje n)

  1. (law) A legal document which proves that another document has been handed over to a certain person.

Etymology 2[edit]

From English exploit.

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Noun[edit]

exploit m (plural exploits, diminutive exploitje n)

  1. (computing) exploit

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

exploit m (plural exploits)

  1. exploit, feat

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

exploit m (invariable)

  1. exploit, feat

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

exploit m (plural exploits)

  1. use; usage

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

exploit m (plural exploits)

  1. (computing) exploit (computing vulnerability)