exploiter

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

exploit +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

exploiter (plural exploiters)

  1. One who exploits.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Irregular adoption of French exploiter.

Verb[edit]

exploiter (third-person singular simple present exploiters, present participle exploitering, simple past and past participle exploitered)

  1. to make use of.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 296:
      Not only must she receive unheard-of personal favours [...], but she must immediately write about them and exploiter them professionally.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Vulgar Latin *explicitāre, a frequentative form of explicāre, explicō. Doublet of expliciter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

exploiter

  1. (transitive) to exploit

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