violent profits

plural noun

Definition of violent profits

: rents or profits of an estate in Scots law obtained by a tenant wrongfully holding over after warning and recoverable in process of removing at double the actual rate for urban land and at the highest possible yield for rural land

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“Violent profits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/violent%20profits. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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