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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “matriarchy”

matriarchy

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈmeɪ.tri.ɑː.ki/ US  /-ɑːr-/
a type of society in which women have most of the authority and power, or a society in which property belongs to women and is given to children by women rather than men
由女性統治的社會,母權制社會,母系社會
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(Definition of matriarchy from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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