HyperDic: profiteer

English > 2 senses of the word profiteer:
NOUNperson profiteersomeone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
VERBpossessionprofiteermake an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
profiteer > pronunciation
Soundspraa.fahtih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > profiteer: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply).
BroadercapitalistA person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
Spanishacaparador, especulador, logrero
Catalanacaparador, especulador
Nounsprofitthe excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
Verbsprofiteermake an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods
English > profiteer: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderprofit, gain, benefitderive a benefit from
Nounsprofiteersomeone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)

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