Patriarchal and Parental


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Patriarchal adjective – Characteristic of a form of social organization in which the male is the family head and title is traced through the male line.
Parental and patriarchal are semantically related in fatherly topic. In some cases you can use "Parental" instead an adjective "Patriarchal".
Nearby Words: patriarch, patriarchy, patriarchate
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Parental adjective – Relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent.
Patriarchal and parental are semantically related in having the quality or nature of a parent topic. You can use "Patriarchal" instead an adjective "Parental".
Nearby Words: parent, parenting, parenthood, parentally
Synonyms for Parental
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Parental or Patriarchal. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2020.

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