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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.
Translations

paternalist

[pəˈtɜːnəlɪst] ADJpaternalista

paternalist

nPatriarch m

paternalist(ic)

adj, paternalistically

paternalist

[pəˈtɜːnəlɪst] paternalistic [pəˈtɜːnəˈlɪstɪk] adjpaternalistico/a
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