un profiteering

profiteer

[prof-i-teer]
noun
1.
a person who seeks or exacts exorbitant profits, especially through the sale of scarce or rationed goods.
verb (used without object)
2.
to act as a profiteer.

Origin:
1910–15; profit + -eer

antiprofiteering, adjective
nonprofiteering, noun
unprofiteering, adjective
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profiteer (ˌprɒfɪˈtɪə)
 
n
1.  a person who makes excessive profits, esp by charging exorbitant prices for goods in short supply
 
vb
2.  (intr) to make excessive profits
 
profi'teering
 
n

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