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ex·ploit

 (ĕk′sploit′, ĭk-sploit′)
n.
1. An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one. See Synonyms at feat1.
2. Computers A program or system designed to take advantage of a particular error or security vulnerability in computers or networks.
tr.v. (ĭk-sploit′, ĕk′sploit′) ex·ploit·ed, ex·ploit·ing, ex·ploits
1. To employ to the greatest possible advantage: exploit one's talents.
2. To make use of selfishly or unethically: a corporation that exploited peasant labor.

[Middle English, from Old French esploit, from Latin explicitum, neuter past participle of explicāre, to unfold; see explicate.]

ex·ploit′a·bil′i·ty n.
ex·ploit′a·ble adj.
ex·ploit′a·tive, ex·ploit′ive adj.
ex·ploit′a·tive·ly, ex·ploit′ive·ly adv.
ex·ploit′er n.
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exploitable

adjective
Easily imposed on or tricked:
Translations

exploitable

[eksˈplɔɪtəbl] ADJexplotable

exploitable

[ɛksˈplɔɪtəbl] adjsfruttabile
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PARIS -- Representatives of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), which includes Kurdish and Arab factions, warned the US withdrawal from northeast Syria could create a power vacuum, exploitable by Turkey, and which could force Kurdish and Arab forces to pull out from the fight with so-called Islamic State (IS) and regroup on the border with Turkey.
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Chief Executive Officer of SECMC Shamsuddin Shaikh was fully justified in declaring that successful extraction of the first coal seam not only proved that Thar's indigenous coal is exploitable but can produce thousands of megawatts of cheap electricity for many decades.
"As we saw with the Struts vulnerabilities that ultimately brought down Equifax, software quality issues that prevail in open source components are more easily exploitable by hackers.
With this in mind, this third edition of the Africa STI Forum emphasizes the importance of research to foster innovation and exploitable goods and services, by focusing on the private sector in five areas: climate change, nutrition, water, ICT and pharmaceuticals - five selected areas as they offer tangible opportunities for economic transformation in Africa.
The continuation of funding, he further added, will be decided on the basis of this evaluation with reference to innovative insights, exploitable research results and the creation of foundations for a well-founded and sustainable partnership between Pakistan and Turkey.

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