non·​ex·​ploit·​ative | \ ˌnän-ik-ˈsplȯi-tə-tiv How to pronounce nonexploitative (audio) , -ek-ˌsplȯi- \

Definition of nonexploitative

: not exploitative especially : not tending to take unfair advantage of another person or group … a process that would be interactive and respectful, collaborative and nonexploitative. — Margaret Himley

Examples of nonexploitative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Tribune was flooded with letters mocking the controversy and defending the billboard as a faithful, nonexploitative representation of women’s gymnastics, and in retrospect, perhaps Hill didn’t quite understand the billboard’s power. Dvorameyers, Longreads, "The Gymnast’s Position," 5 June 2019

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First Known Use of nonexploitative

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonexploitative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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