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One entry found for patriarchy.
Main Entry: pa·tri·ar·chy
Pronunciation: primarystresspamacr-tremacron-secondarystressär-kemacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -chies
1 : social organization in which the father is head of the family and ancestry and inheritance are traced in the male line
2 : a society organized according to the principles of patriarchy

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