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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line.

Usage examples (34)
  • Broadly speaking, feminism gathers these structures under the label patriarchy or male dominance.
  • Perhaps the term patriarchy - the unequal share of power society accords to men and male concerns - may seem old-fashioned.
  • Meaning the patriarchy is able to seep in all-inclusive ideology and maintain its superior position.
  • Way to tear down the patriarchy from the inside, sisters. for more
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