exploitation vs victimization what difference

what is difference between exploitation and victimization

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French exploitation, from exploiter (exploit), from Latin explicō (unfold, deploy).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛksplɔɪˈteɪʃn̩/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ploi‧ta‧tion

Noun

exploitation (countable and uncountable, plural exploitations)

  1. The act of utilizing something; industry.
  2. The improper use of something for selfish purposes.
    the exploitation of children in beauty pageants
  3. The act or result of forcibly depriving someone of something to which he or she has a natural right.
    Undocumented migrants are vulnerable to exploitation
  4. The marketing and promotion of a film.
    • 1928, Canada. Dept. of Trade and Commerce, Annual Report
      This territory continued to be the greatest field for the exploitation and distribution of our films non-theatrically, []
    • 2017, Finola Kerrigan, Film Marketing
      The difference is that obtaining increased financial input during the production phase of the film reduces the risk during the exploitation phase.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • exploit
  • exploitable

Translations

Further reading

  • “exploitation” in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 130.

French

Etymology

exploiter +‎ -ation, Medieval Latin exploitationem

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.splwa.ta.sjɔ̃/

Noun

exploitation f (plural exploitations)

  1. exploitation
  2. operation

Derived terms

  • film d’exploitation
  • système d’exploitation

Further reading

  • “exploitation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Alternative forms

  • victimisation

Etymology

From victim +‎ -ization or victimize +‎ -ation

Noun

victimization (countable and uncountable, plural victimizations)

  1. An act that victimizes or exploits someone.
  2. Adversity as a result of being a victim.

Translations


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