Noun(1) someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply
Verb(1) make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
(1) a war profiteer(2) He was, in other words, a war profiteer - though a very unskilled one, unable to survive his exile without borrowing even more money from the brother-in-law who had once sent him smuggling.(3) Scorsese has achieved a first here: making a film that celebrates a war profiteer .(4) Without warning, they proceeded to side with the corporate war profiteers , and use violence to suppress nonviolent free speech.(5) Until the public shakes loose the iron grip of these money-grabbing profiteers , crime and the prison population will continue to rise.(6) I also see the other side of the coin, and I believe that most of the companies in the cleanup game are no better than war profiteers .(7) While some people were busy fighting and dying, war profiteers made fortunes selling rotten food, unserviceable uniforms and non-working weapons.(8) Vendors and seamstresses are profiteering from the sale of these items, and those interviewed have said that they are just trying to make a living.(9) There may be as much ideology here as profiteering , but we don't yet know.(10) As a result of the restrictions and profiteering , farmers left crops to rot in the fields and there are reports of malnutrition.(11) The report pointed out some of the worst of the war profiteers .(12) As wars create profiteers and environmental destruction, they also raise the opportunity for building real democratic control from below over the earth's richest resources.(13) Overall, their problem was not middlemen profiteering but inadequate demand.(14) We repeat our central point that what is needed to combat profiteering across a wide range of goods is price control on essential goods and services.(15) So we must contend that this was just a shot at profiteering that they thought they'd get away with but got caught.(16) While war can result in profit for a few, it is not the case that the entire system of a free economy depends on such wartime profiteering .
1. racketeer ::
3. black marketeer ::
4. bloodsucker ::
5. vampire ::
6. overcharge ::
veel laat betaal
7. racketeer ::
8. cheat someone ::
10. rip someone off ::
rip iemand af
11. rob someone ::
Different Formsprofiteer, profiteered, profiteering, profiteers
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