[business] Profiteering is a pejorative term for the act of making a profit by methods considered unethical. Business owners may be accused of profiteering when they raise prices during an emergency (especially a war). The term is also applied to businesses that play on political corruption to obtain government contracts. Some types of prof...
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Sale of goods that are scarce or rationed for an unreasonable profit, usually during a time of emergency such as a war. ...
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