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homothetic

[hoh-muh-thet-ik, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈθɛt ɪk, ˌhɒm ə-/
adjective, Geometry
1.
similar; similarly placed.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; homo- + thetic
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homothety
[huh-moth-i-tee, hoh-] /həˈmɒθ ɪ ti, hoʊ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • In other words, the actual utility functions are not homothetic with identically shaped functions at every income level.
  • Multiple equilibria in exchange economies with homothetic, nearly identical preferences.

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