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SuperKids 12th Grade Vocabulary Builder

paternalism     n

Definition: The attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good

Synonyms: parent, father

Usage: The vast number of rules at the camp were viewed as unreasonable paternalism by the older campers.


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