Patriarchal in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Patriarchal

related to a system that is run or ruled by men

Examples of Patriarchal in a sentence

Many ancient societies were patriarchal in nature, having predominantly male leaders in both the military and politics.  🔊

Even though few first world countries are entirely patriarchal these days, many countries still have more men than women in positions of power.  🔊

Tribal societies are more likely to place value on matriarchal leaders as opposed to patriarchal ones, though they could go either way.  🔊

Even though England has been home to many kings, it is not a fully patriarchal history since there have been many queens as well.  🔊

Most patriarchal societies rely on males for filling roles of major influence, such as military command, politics, and industry.  🔊

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