profiteering


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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.
Translations

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
References in periodicals archive ?
KHANEWAL -- Price control magistrates imposed over Rs 1.2 million fine on 581 shopkeepers over profiteering during the last month.
The case before the National Anti Profiteering Authority (NAA) states that the distributor had hiked the base price of two products - JandJ baby shampoo 100ml and JandJ baby powder 200gm - after the GST Council slashed tax on them to 18 per cent from 28 per cent on November 15, 2017.
in special campaign against overcharging and profiteering, the price
Price control magistrates raided 1,051 places in the city to check profiteering, imposed a fine of Rs37,900 of profiteers and ticketed 31 shopkeepers.
20,000 with or without 3 to 5 days imprisonment but still the retailers have no fear and they willingly pay the penalty and complete a jail visit and again they resume the same practice of profiteering.
A spokesman of the local administration said here Saturday that a vigorous campaign was launched against overcharging and profiteering and during this drive price control magistrates conducted surprise checking of prices and quality of the daily use commodities and imposed a total fine of Rs 864,000 on profiteering during Ramadan.
Consumers also witnessed jump in fresh vegetables prices, while the government's efforts to control profiteering by retailers remained futile.
15 (ANI): In a bid to ensure timely grievance redressal for consumers, the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) launched the "Anti Profiteering" online community in association with a citizen-engagement platform, LocalCircles.
District administration Peshawar Thursday arrested 63 persons from different parts of the district for profiteering and poor cleanliness conditions.
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said he is poised to file a resolution asking to conduct an inquiry into the reported illegal price increase and profiteering made by some unscrupulous businesses after the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law took effect last Jan.
CAIRO: The Prosecutor General referred Thursday former housing minister Ibrahim Suleiman and two associates to criminal court for profiteering, the prosecution said in a statement.
PESHAWAR -- District administration Peshawar arrested 23 persons for profiteering, poor cleanliness conditions and not displaying official price list from different localities of the district on Tuesday.