noun, plural pa·tri·arch·ies.
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Origin of patriarchy
OTHER WORDS FROM patriarchyan·ti·pa·tri·ar·chy, noun, plural an·ti·pa·tri·ar·chies.
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Example sentences from the Web for patriarchy
If you’ve seen the Olympics-linked stories of sexism in Tokyo, you won’t be surprised to learn the patriarchy is alive and kicking in Japan.
The idea “that they should have access to women’s bodies and they should have a say about whether someone opts out reminds me of what patriarchy allows men to do,” Oger tells OZY.
They do more than just slink toward us in a kimono-wrapper of alleged feminist trappings, wearing a cool “the patriarchy made me do it” smile.We Need More Female Villains Onscreen—But Not the Kind We Get in I Care a Lot|Stephanie Zacharek|February 19, 2021|Time
The women’s stories of survival reveal that – even in the face of regular oppression and abuse – they negotiate for their rights and “bargain” with patriarchy on a daily basis.
Further, racism, sexism, patriarchy, and colorism have their roots in centuries of colonialism and slave trade.Change the world—for whom? Why addressing racism must be a top corporate priority|lbelanger225|September 21, 2020|Fortune
She was born into a patriarchy and an industry that hyper-sexualizes women all the time.Revenge of the Rock Nerds: TV on the Radio’s Long Road to ‘Seeds’|Marlow Stern|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is against the patriarchy, especially when personified in villainous ogres like the Duke of Deception.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They will be the advocates of patriarchy, traditional systems and behavior,” Dhakal says.
And maybe dealing a death blow to the patriarchy in the process.
Or a select few can boost their grades by braiding their armpit hair and fighting the patriarchy.
Descent was matrilinear, and a society known as matriarchy existed, as contrasted to the later patriarchy.
Patriarchy succeeded matriarchy, but whether as a gradual evolution or otherwise is not clear.
The people seem to be in a transition state between Patriarchy and Matriarchy.Savage Island|Basil C. Thomson
In this we seem to have the savor of a system of patriarchy.Ifugao Law|R. F. Burton
The first form of government was a patriarchy—the father of the family and of the tribe being the ruler.The Theistic Conception of the World|B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker