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feu·dal·i·ty

 (fyo͞o-dăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. feu·dal·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being feudal.
2. A feudal holding, system, or regime.

feudality

(fjuːˈdælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Historical Terms) the state or quality of being feudal
2. (Historical Terms) a fief or fee

feu•dal•i•ty

(fyuˈdæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being feudal.
2. a fief or fee.
[1695–1705; < French féodalité]
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This manipulative feudality in the political system would not have been possible without the mentality of the sub-proletarian clan culture:
The present paper is not intended as a general overview of these two works nor as an evaluation of their contribution to the prolific season of studies on feudality in southern Italy in the modern age, since these aspects have already been the subject of pertinent considerations.
James Walker, a Charleston lawyer, went so far as to insist that "ours is in truth not so much slavery as feudality.
Amongst this, women played a role in the form of allocating funds from endowments, estates and feudality in order to build a new building, completion of unfinished buildings or renovation and restoration of old buildings.