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pa·tri·ar·chal

 (pā′trē-är′kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a patriarch.
2. Of or relating to a patriarchy: a patriarchal social system.
3. Ruled by a patriarch: a patriarchal see.

pa′tri·ar′chal·ism n.
pa′tri·ar′chal·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.patriarchal - characteristic of a form of social organization in which the male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
paternal - characteristic of a father
matriarchal - characteristic of a matriarchy
2.patriarchal - relating to or characteristic of a man who is older or higher in rank
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Translations
أبَوي، بَطْرِيَرْكي
patriarchální
mandsdomineret
patriarkális
ættföîur-; feîraveldis-
patriarchálny
ataerkilbabaerkil

patriarchal

[ˌpeɪtrɪˈɑːkəl] ADJpatriarcal
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

patriarchal

[ˌpeɪtriˈɑːrkəl] adj [system, society, family] → patriarcal(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

patriarchal

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

patriarchal

[peɪtrɪˈɑːkl] adj (society, role) → patriarcale; (man, figure) → dall'aspetto patriarcale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

patriarch

(ˈpeitriaːk) noun
1. the male head of a family or tribe.
2. especially in the Eastern Orthodox Church, a high-ranking bishop.
ˌpatriˈarchal adjective
of, like, ruled by etc a patriarch or patriarchs. a patriarchal society/church.
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