Definitions

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  • n. One who is exploited.

Etymologies

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exploit +‎ -ee

Examples

  • He should have said, matching a willing exploitee with a willing exploiter.

    Ronald Maxwell: The Promise of Home

  • By mutually advantageous exploitation, we refer to those cases in which the exploitee gains from the transaction as well as the exploiter.

    Exploitation

  • “Exploitation necessarily involves benefits or gains of some kind to someone ¦ Exploitation resembles a zero-sum game, viz. what the exploiter gains, the exploitee loses; or, minimally, for the exploiter to gain, the exploitee must lose.”

    Exploitation

  • He can easily walk away from the transaction, whereas the exploitee cannot.

    Exploitation

  • It might be thought that exploitation (at least when it is morally objectionable) is confined to cases in which the exploitee is less well-off than the exploiter.

    Exploitation

  • As our definitional survey indicated, some commentators maintain that exploitation resembles a zero-sum game, that the exploiter gains what the exploitee loses.

    Exploitation

  • (Tormey, 207) Others maintain that exploitation is always harmful to the exploitee, even if the gains and losses do not cancel out.

    Exploitation

  • If we were to assume, for the sake of argument, that the word exploitation is best limited to cases in which the exploitee is harmed, nothing would have changed.

    Exploitation

  • While some exploitative transactions are harmful to the exploitee, we often call exploitative cases in which the exploitee seems to gain from the transaction.

    Exploitation

  • A paternalistic argument could not justify interfering with exploitative transactions if the exploitative transaction is advantageous to the exploitee and if interference is not likely to result in a transaction that is more beneficial to B.

    Exploitation

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