Galbraith

[ gal-breyth ]
/ ˈgæl breɪθ /
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noun

John Kenneth,1908–2006, U.S. economist, born in Canada.
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Galbraith

/ (ɡælˈbreɪθ) /

noun

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 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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