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English definition of “patriarchal”


adjective     /ˌpeɪ.triˈɑː.kəl/ US  /-ˈɑːr-/
ruled or controlled by men: patriarchal structure a patriarchal societyFamily relations in general
(Definition of patriarchal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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