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Ricardian1

Syllabification: Ri·car·di·an
Pronunciation: /riˈkärdēən
 
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adjective

1Of or relating to the time of any of three kings of England, Richard I, II, and III.
Example sentences
  • The massive bronze statue of Richard in Westminster Palace Yard captures superbly the Ricardian qualities admired for centuries.
1.1Of or holding the view that Richard III was a just king who was misrepresented by Shakespeare and other writers.

noun

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A contemporary or supporter of Richard III.
Example sentences
  • The danger from such ‘Ricardians ' led to Richard's own mysterious death in Pontefract Castle soon afterwards.
  • An even more striking case was that of Maud Ufford, the dowager Countess of Oxford, a devoted Ricardian who orchestrated opposition to Henry IV in Essex in 1403-4.
  • Who better to whet the biographical appetite than the Shakespearean villain metamorphosed as hero by devoted ‘Ricardians’?

Origin

from medieval Latin Ricardus 'Richard' + -ian.

Derivatives

Ricardianism

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Pronunciation: /-ˌnizəm/
noun
Example sentences
  • As historian Barry Gordon has pointed out, there is a lively opposition to Say's Law and the rule of Ricardianism in the economic press throughout the early and mid-nineteenth century.
  • As Hilton points out, the posing of this question marks the end merely of the sway of Ricardianism in such technical economic questions as value, rent, and wages.

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Ricardian2

Syllabification: Ri·car·di·an
Pronunciation: /riˈkärdēən
 
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adjective

Relating to or denoting the doctrines of the political economist David Ricardo (1772–1823).
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  • Their paper argues that the correct attribution should be to Ricardo, with Marshall bringing forward in time the Ricardian tax incidence doctrine.
  • These furs he shipped to London, returning with more musical instruments, in a scenario that seems a textbook example of Ricardian trade according to comparative advantage, as indeed do most of Astor's money making endeavors.
  • Although Stigler had no quarrel with the interpretation of Ricardian economics offered in such accounts, this left, as he pointed out to me, the obvious problem: Why did it ever succeed?

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