Definition of profiteering noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

profiteering

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌprɑfəˈtɪrɪŋ//
 
[uncountable](disapproving)
 
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the act of making a lot of money in an unfair way, for example by asking very high prices for things that are hard to get
 
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