Variant of exploit
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French esploit, an exploit, action ; from Classical Latin explicitum, neuter past participle of explicare: see explicate
- to make use of; turn to account; utilize productively
- to make unethical use of for one's own advantage or profit; specif., to make profit from the labor of (others) without giving a just return
- Advertising to stir up interest in; promote: to exploit a product
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