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Galbraith

[gal-breyth] /ˈgæl breɪθ/
noun
1.
John Kenneth, 1908–2006, U.S. economist, born in Canada.
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Galbraith

/ɡælˈbreɪθ/
noun
1.
John Kenneth. 1908–2006, US economist and diplomat born in Canada; author of The Affluent Society (1958), The New Industrial State (1967), and The Culture of Contentment (1992)
Derived Forms
Galbraithian, adjective
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Word Origin and History for Galbraith

surname, from Old Gaelic Gall-Bhreathnach "stranger-Briton," a name given to Britons settled among Gaels.

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