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División en sílabas: prof·it·eer
Pronunciación: /ˌpräfəˈtir

Definición de profiteer en inglés:


[no object]
Make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally or in a black market: (as noun profiteering) the profiteering of tabloid journalists
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.
overcharge, racketeer;
cheat someone, fleece someone
informal rip someone off, rob someone


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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.
informal bloodsucker, vampire

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