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 (găl′brāth′), John Kenneth 1908-2006.
Canadian-born American economist, writer, and diplomat who served as US ambassador to India (1961-1963). His works include The Affluent Society (1958).


(Biography) 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)
Galˈbraithian adj


(ˈgæl breɪθ)

John Kenneth, born 1908, U.S. economist, born in Canada.
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Noun1.Galbraith - United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
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