paternalist


paternalist
[[t]pətɜ͟ː(r)nəlɪst[/t]]
paternalists
1) N-COUNT A paternalist is a person who acts in a paternalistic way.

Primo de Rivera himself was a benevolent and sincere paternalist.

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2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n Paternalist means the same as paternalistic.

The whole place was the romantic vision of the paternalist local squire.

...a paternalist policy of state welfare for the deserving poor.


English dictionary. 2008.

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