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synonyms for profiteering
- fast and loose
- gone to the dogs
- on the take
- racket up
- wide open
See also synonyms for: profiteerings
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How to use profiteering in a sentence
For 175 years, the state has prohibited for-profit cemeteries, largely to ensure that as much money as possible goes to the upkeep of graves and to prevent profiteering from death.The Leader of New York’s “City of the Dead” Cashes In. Again. | by Carson Kessler | July 25, 2022 | ProPublica
In this sense fear of antitrust enforcement and the bully pulpit against corporate profiteering could dissuade price hikes.U.S. Food Prices Are Up. Are the Food Corporations to Blame for Taking Advantage? | Claire Kelloway | January 14, 2022 | Time
Illinois attempted to take a strong stand against adoption profiteering in a 2005 adoption-reform act, which barred out-of-state, for-profit intermediaries from engaging in adoption-related activities in the state.The Baby Brokers: Inside America’s Murky Private-Adoption Industry | Tik Root | June 3, 2021 | Time
As we’ve heard so far, a peer-reviewed economic analysis shows these firms behave in a variety of ways that seem closer to profiteering than just profit-maximizing.Is Dialysis a Test Case of Medicare for All? (Ep. 457) | Stephen J. Dubner | April 8, 2021 | Freakonomics
He’s used data to show profiteering at a mental health hospital and questionable practices in local law enforcement agencies.ProPublica Hires Reporter Neil Bedi to Cover Federal Government Agencies | by ProPublica | December 1, 2020 | ProPublica
Religious profiteering has spread beyond the tourism industry.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma | Brendon Hong | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Grotesque profiteering aside, life release ceremonies can devastate the eco-system.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma | Brendon Hong | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Should Courage give up her war profiteering and settle down to run an honest pub—even if it means abandoning her mute girl?
The next thing I expect is some sort of profiteering off this.'Celebrity Rehab' Counselor: Mindy McCready Won't Be the Last | Maer Roshan | February 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Romney let the Obama campaign pummel and define him as the profiteering-job destroyer from Bain.
There were harsh laws against profiteering in France in 1793—England in 1919 found it necessary to make quite similar laws.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
However delicate a definition is framed for 'profiteering,' these packers have preyed upon the people unconscionably.
How, too, can its existence be proved, for high fixed prices are not always an evidence of profiteering methods.
Thus Nehemiah would have had ample precedent to fill his own coffers by injustice, profiteering and worse: he had the power.The Book of Courage | John Thomson Faris
And none of us are going to stand profiteering, and broken pledges, and that kind of thing!'Elizabeth's Campaign | Mrs. Humphrey Ward
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