[ pey-tree-ahr-kuh-liz-uhm ]
/ ˌpeɪ triˈɑr kəˌlɪz əm /
a philosophy, form, or system of patriarchal government.
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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