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profiteer

Saltos de línea: prof¦it|eer
Pronunciación: /prɒfɪˈtɪə
 
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Definición de profiteer en inglés:

verbo

[no object] (often as noun profiteering)
Make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally: seven food merchants were charged with profiteering
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • US and French delegates immediately rejected the idea declaring that it could lead to smuggling and profiteering.
  • He shows how desertions, profiteering, hoarding, and plunder were widespread.
  • Of course, facilitators like Joe see no ethical conflict in profiteering on their connections.
Sinónimos
overcharge, racketeer, make an excessive/illegal profit
informal make a fast/quick buck, make a quick killing
extortion, racketeering, exploitation;
British Rachmanism

sustantivo

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A person who profiteers: a war profiteer
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It will become even harder to swing public opinion behind humanitarian interventions if war profiteers and racist thugs are direct beneficiaries.
  • The experience tilted the historical scales towards the war profiteers and the army's most successful commander - Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • In a country that promotes the virtues of the free market, he died for the benefit of the war profiteers and for very little benefit to himself.
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