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prof·it·eer

 (prŏf′ĭ-tîr′)
n.
One who makes excessive profits on goods in short supply.
intr.v. prof·it·eered, prof·it·eer·ing, prof·it·eers
To make excessive profits on goods in short supply.
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profiteering

noun extortion, exploitation, racketeering There has been a wave of profiteering and corruption.
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profiteering

[ˌprɒfɪˈtɪərɪŋ] Nespeculación f

profiteering

[ˌprɒfɪˈtɪərɪŋ] n (pejorative)mercantilisme mprofit-making [ˈprɒfɪtmeɪkɪŋ] adj [company] (as opposed to charitable)à but lucratif (= profitable) → rentableprofit margin nmarge f bénéficiaireprofit-sharing [ˈprɒfɪtʃɛərɪŋ] nintéressement m aux bénéficesprofits tax n (British)impôt m sur les bénéficesprofit-taking [ˈprɒfɪtteɪkɪŋ] nprise f de bénéficesprofit warning navertissement m sur les résultats, avertissement m sur les profits

profiteering

nWucherei f, → Wucher m

profiteering

[ˌprɒfɪˈtɪərɪŋ] n (pej) → affarismo