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paternalisticadjective

uk   us   /pəˌtɜːnəˈlɪstɪk/
used to describe an ​organization in which the ​workers are looked after well by the ​employers who make good decisions for them but prevent them from taking ​responsibility themselves: The ​company was a classic paternalistic ​employer: it ​builtaffordablehousing for its ​workers, and ​providedpensions, ​healthcare, and ​educationbenefits. a paternalistic ​approach/​attitude/​culture
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