Kitchin

noun Kitch·in \ˈkichə̇n\

Definition of Kitchin

plural

-s

  1. :  a business cycle formed by a recession of about three and a half years during a prosperity phase the Kitchins can be best observed, for all countries, on the chart of rates of changes — J. A. Schumpeter

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Origin and Etymology of kitchin

after Joseph A. Kitchin, born 1910 American political scientist


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