: used for someone's advantage
Pescatarians … are forgetting the fact that fish are the most exploited species on our planet.—NationalPost.com When a system becomes victim to an exploited vulnerability or an intruder, its behavior often changes.—David Hamm
, of a person
: unfairly or meanly used for another's advantage
He dedicated his life to improving the wages and working conditions of one of the nation's poorest and most exploited groups of workers … —James C. Harrington
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