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Galbraith

[gal-breyth]
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noun
  1. John Kenneth,1908–2006, U.S. economist, born in Canada.
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  • I have seen Galbraith, and had some conversation with him about your harbor.'

  • Here Colonel Galbraith was killed and nine other officers of the 66th.

    Our Soldiers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • I want to take Galbraith by the hand, and tell him all I feel.

    Janet McLaren

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • "Poverty of mind accounts for the shortness of the book as a rule," said Galbraith.

    The Beth Book

    Sarah Grand

  • "You seem to get on very well with Galbraith," Dan observed.

    The Beth Book

    Sarah Grand


British Dictionary definitions for galbraith

Galbraith

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)
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Derived FormsGalbraithian, adjective
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Word Origin and History for galbraith

Galbraith

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

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