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capitalizes (on)

verb
present tense third-person singular of capitalize (on)

Synonyms of capitalizes (on)

to take unfair advantage of
  • capitalized on her coworker's absence to take full credit for the joint project

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“Capitalizes (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/capitalizes%20%28on%29. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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