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patriarchalism

[pey-tree-ahr-kuh-liz-uh m] /ˌpeɪ triˈɑr kəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
a philosophy, form, or system of patriarchal government.
Origin of patriarchalism
1840-1850
1840-50; patriarchal + -ism
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  • According to the article, the most dangerous antisocial phenomenon in the social life of the country was patriarchalism.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe

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