profiteer


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Synonyms for profiteer

overcharge

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Words related to profiteer

someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)

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make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods

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He was of the view that unless the government takes strict action against profiteers and hoarders, they (shopkeepers) would keep plundering helpless consumers.
The arrested profiteers were included butchers, bakers, fresh milk sellers and owners of general stores.
He while quoting the locals and district members said that the profiteers were selling food items openly in the area and they were said to be involved in massive irregularities.
He warned profiteers and hoarders to mend their ways or face strict action.
Playwright Kushner attacks profiteers who constitute, in his view, a commercial elite muscling its way into the cultural sphere.
Public in general must also stand against profiteers and adulterators so as to make the government efforts successful as well as meaningful, said the Commissioner of Karachi.
These oil company profiteers are exploiting us consumers, and may very well drive us into a major depression.
KARACHI -- The ongoing campaign against adulterators and profiteers in Karachi is being made all the more stringent and transparent, said Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui.
He said hoarders and profiteers would be sent to jail and the elements looting people through illegal profiteering deserve no leniency.
We have war profiteers in this era of an aura of possible war,'' Dr.
On the directive of the government, Additional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and Mukhtarkars continued the crackdown against profiteers and those who weigh less.
According to a report issued by the office of DG Industries, action was taken against 1411 profiteers, hoarders and other persons violating the law.
The Commissioner said that on the directive of the government, Additional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and Mukhtarkars continued the crackdown against profiteers and those who weigh less.
Proposition B-Afraid, Be-Very-Afraid: Prevents shady profiteers from representing Los Angeles citizens in the acquisition of a professional sports team or stadium.
PESHAWAR -- As many as 94 profiteers have been arrested in various bazaars of provincial metropolis after district administration officials accelerated crackdowns against them for overcharging the customers, administration official said on Monday.