paternalistic

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pa·ter·nal·ism

 (pə-tûr′nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
A policy or practice of treating or governing people in a fatherly manner, especially by providing for their needs without giving them rights or responsibilities.

pa·ter′nal·ist adj. & n.
pa·ter′nal·is′tic adj.
pa·ter′nal·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.paternalistic - benevolent but sometimes intrusive
paternal - characteristic of a father
Translations

paternalistic

[pəˌtɜːnəˈlɪstɪk] ADJpaternalista

paternalistic

[pəˌtɜːrnəˈlɪstɪk] adj [employer] → paternaliste