exploitive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

exploit +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

exploitive (comparative more exploitive, superlative most exploitive)

  1. Exploitative: taking advantage of someone
    • 2009 January 17, William C. Rhoden, “University Sells Itself During Playoffs”:
      The University of Phoenix, a for-profit educational institution, has turned the traditional relationship between athletics and higher education on its head, reducing it to its commercially exploitive essence.