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  • patrifocal — ¦pa.trə̇, ¦pā. ˌ adjective Etymology: patr + focal : patricentric * * * /pa treuh foh keuhl, pay /, adj. focused or centered on the father. [PATRI + FOCAL] * * * patrifocal /patˈri fō kəl/ (anthropology, etc) adjective 1. Centred on the father 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • patrifocal — /pa treuh foh keuhl, pay /, adj. focused or centered on the father. [PATRI + FOCAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • patrifocal — adjective patriarchal …   Wiktionary

  • patrifocal — pat•ri•fo•cal [[t]ˌpæ trəˈfoʊ kəl, ˌpeɪ [/t]] adj. cvb soc focused or centered on the father …   From formal English to slang

  • patrifocal — /pætriˈfoʊkəl/ (say patree fohkuhl) adjective of or relating to a kinship group in which the father is the head of a household. –patrifocalism, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • patrifocality — patrifocalˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑patrifocal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • patrifocality — noun The state or condition of being patrifocal; patriarchy …   Wiktionary

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