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Definition of the noun adam smith

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  1. Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)


  1. Adam Smith is a British television director who started his career in 2007 directing four episodes of the television show Skins; he then went on to directing episodes of the BBC One drama Little Dorrit, based on Charles Dickens' novel. In 2010 he directed the first episode of the revival fifth series of Doctor Who The Eleventh Hour and episodes four and five titled The Time of Angels and Flesh and Stone. In 2012 he directed a documentary called "The Chemical Brothers Don't Think". For his work directing Doctor Who he was voted best director by readers of Doctor Who Magazine for his work in series 5. He lives with Martha Freud.
  2. Adam Smith is a film director.
  3. Adam Smith is a film art director.
    • profession: Film art director

There are other people with in their name, like Adam Smith Jr., David Adam Smith, Patsy Adam Smith, Perry Adam Smith, Roger Adam Smith, George Adam Smith.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adam Smith

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Google previewAn Eponymous Dictionary of Economics (2004)

A Guide to Laws and Theorems Named After Economists by Julio Segura, Carlos Rodríguez Braun

Adam Smith problem In the third quarter of the nineteenth century, a series of economists writing in German (Karl Knies, l853, Lujo Brentano. l877 and the Polish aristocrat Witold von Skarzynski. l 878) put forward a hypothesis known as the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition (2007)

by Peter P. Hinks, John R. McKivigan

Adam Smith was a Scottish political economist concerned with global economics. The Wealth of Nations (1776) is Smith's great book and remains an important contribution to the foundations of the ...

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The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor, who are often both driven by want, and prompted by envy, to invade his possessions. (Adam Smith)
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