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prof·it·eer / ˌpräfəˈti(ə)r/ • v. [intr.] make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, esp. illegally or in a black market: [as n.] (profiteering) the profiteering of tabloid journalists. • n. a person who profiteers: a war profiteer.

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