Definition of 'patriarchal'
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In those days of hippie communities and fast food, his secret hope for a patriarchal existence was suspect and better not mentioned aloud. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2001)He's patriarchal and kind and wise... he really is, Ms Aubrey, and I love him. THE LAST RAVEN (2001)
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British English: patriarchal ADJECTIVE
A patriarchal society, family, or system is one in which the men have all or most of the power and importance.
...a patriarchal society.
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