Definition of Profiteered

1. Verb. (past of profiteer) ¹



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Definition of Profiteered

1. profiteer [v] - See also: profiteer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profiteered

profit monger
profit sharing
profit taker
profit taking
profit takings
profit warning
profit warnings
profitabilities
profitability
profitable
profitableness
profitablest
profitably
profited
profiteer
profiteered (current term)
profiteering
profiteers
profiter
profiterole
profiteroles
profiters
profitest
profiteth
profiting
profitings
profitless
profitlessly
profitlessness
profitmaking

Literary usage of Profiteered

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"Frankly, inasmuch as we publishers are all human, I suppose that we would have profiteered a little bit if we could have done so; but, remember, ..."

2. Memoirs of the Crown Prince of Germany by William (1922)
"Nevertheless, nothing was done to remove the evil; in the fullest sense of the saying, whoever wished to profiteer profiteeredprofiteered in state ..."

3. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"Finally, during the Crusades, the Italian cities had become the point of embarkation for the Crusaders and had profiteered to an almost unbelievable extent. ..."

4. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"Finally, during the Cru^ sades, the Italian cities had become the point of embarkation for the Crusaders and had profiteered to an almost unbelievable ..."

5. The American Political Science Review (1920)
"At various stages in the debate suggestions were not wanting that many Luxemburgers had grossly profiteered during the hostilities, and that it was they who ..."

6. Immigration and Labor: The Economic Aspects of European Immigration to the by Isaac Aaronovich Hourwich (1922)
"American labor, as a whole, therefore, cannot legitimately be charged with having profiteered during the war. Rather, like Alice in Wonderland, ..."

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