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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'exploit' in a social context often implies taking advantage without consent or fairness. SlideHe exploited his friend's trust to cheat on the test.
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Power DynamicsPlay
Often involves a power imbalance, where the stronger party benefits at the weaker's expense. SlideThe company exploited its workers with low wages.
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Unethical ImplicationPlay
Using 'exploit' commonly suggests unethical behavior, though it's not illegal. SlideThe artist felt exploited by the gallery's high commission fees.