a system of patriarchy

"金山词霸2003法学大词典":
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English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • Patriarchy in feminism — Patriarchy is an important concept in feminism. Although the narrowest definition of patriarchy is father rule , this leaves out the far reaching social consequences of the way of thinking that underlies this social practice. Patriarchy is most… …   Wikipedia

  • patriarchy — (n.) 1560s, in ecclesiastical sense, from Gk. patriarchia, from patriarches (see PATRIARCH (Cf. patriarch)). Meaning system of society or government by fathers or elder males of the community first recorded 1630s …   Etymology dictionary

  • patriarchy — ► NOUN (pl. patriarchies) 1) a form of social organization in which the father or eldest male is the head of the family and descent is reckoned through the male line. 2) a system of society in which men hold most or all of the power …   English terms dictionary

  • Patriarchy — For other uses, see Patriarchy (disambiguation). Part of the Politics series Basic forms of government …   Wikipedia

  • patriarchy — /pay tree ahr kee/, n., pl. patriarchies. 1. a form of social organization in which the father is the supreme authority in the family, clan, or tribe and descent is reckoned in the male line, with the children belonging to the father s clan or… …   Universalium

  • patriarchy — UK [ˈpeɪtrɪˌɑː(r)kɪ] / US [ˈpeɪtrɪˌɑrkɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms patriarchy : singular patriarchy plural patriarchies 1) a society, system, or organization in which men have all or most of the power and influence See: matriarchy… …   English dictionary

  • patriarchy — [[t]pe͟ɪtriɑː(r)ki[/t]] patriarchies 1) N UNCOUNT Patriarchy is a system in which men have all or most of the power and importance in a society or group. The main cause of women s and children s oppression is patriarchy. 2) N COUNT A patriarchy… …   English dictionary

  • patriarchy — pa|tri|arch|y [ˈpeıtria:ki US a:r ] n plural patriarchies [U and C] 1.) a social system in which men have all the power 2.) a social system in which the oldest man rules his family and passes power and possessions on to his sons →↑matriarchy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • patriarchy — pa|tri|ar|chy [ peıtri,arki ] noun count or uncount 1. ) a society, system, or organization in which men have all or most of the power and influence ─ compare MATRIARCHY 2. ) a social system in which the oldest man has the most power in a family …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • patriarchy — noun (C, U) 1 a social system in which the oldest man rules his family and passes power and possessions on to his sons 2 a social system in which men have all the power compare matriarchy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • patriarchy — noun a) The office of a patriarch; a patriarchate. b) A social system in which the father is head of the household, having authority over women and children. See Also …   Wiktionary

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