Kitchin

noun

Kitch·​in
ˈkichə̇n
plural -s
: 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 changesJ. A. Schumpeter

Word History

Etymology

after Joseph A. Kitchin, born 1910 American political scientist

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“Kitchin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kitchin. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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