The exploitation of the mines led to a rapid development of the town during the next three years.
It was an exploitation of the patented invention.
Up to this time the rule of the Bhonsla rajas, rough warriors of peasant extraction, had been on the whole beneficent; but, soured by his defeat, Raghoji now set to work to recover some of his losses by a ruthless exploitation of the peasantry, and until the effective intervention of the British in 1818 the country was subjected to every kind of oppression.
Railway development in West Virginia has been due largely to the exploitation of the coal and lumber resources of the state.
The first commercial exploitation of importance appears to have been the distillation of the oil at Alfreton in Derbyshire by James Young.