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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.
(Commerce) a person who makes excessive profits, esp by charging exorbitant prices for goods in short supply
(Commerce) (intr) to make excessive profits
1. a person who makes profits on the sale of scarce or rationed goods.v.i.
2. to act as a profiteer.
Past participle: profiteered
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|Noun||1.||profiteer - someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)|
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
|Verb||1.||profiteer - make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods|
1. vi → speculare
2. n → profittatore/trice, speculatore/trice