profiteering

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The act of making an unreasonable profit not justified by the corresponding assumption of risk, or by doing so unethically
Present participle of profiteer
disapproval Profiteering involves making large profits by charging high prices for goods that are hard to get. a wave of profiteering and corruption. the process of making unfairly large profits, especially by selling things that are very difficult to get at very high prices
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One who makes an unreasonable profit not justified by cost or risk
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one who profits
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someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
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{i} speculator, one who buys goods at market value and resells them at a higher price; one who charges exorbitant prices
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One who makes an unreasonable profit not justified by their corresponding assumption of risk
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{f} overcharge, demand exorbitant prices; raise rates, raise prices
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someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply) make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
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disapproval If you describe someone as a profiteer, you are critical of them because they make large profits by charging high prices for goods that are hard to get. a new social class composed largely of war profiteers and gangsters
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make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
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