Usage note
This word may also be spelled "sobrexplotación."
feminine noun
1. (excessive use) 
Si no detenemos la sobreexplotación de los recursos naturales, vamos a acabar con el planeta.If we don't put an end to the overexploitation of natural resources, we'll destroy our planet.
2. (harsh treatment) 
Cansados de la sobreexplotación, los obreros se pusieron en huelga.Tired of the overexploitation, the workers went on strike.
[de recursos] overexploitation; draining; [de trabajadores] exploitation;
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