Definition of Paternalist

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to paternalism. ¹



2. Noun. An advocate of paternalism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paternalist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paternalist

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Literary usage of Paternalist

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1. Hull-House Maps and Papers: A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a (1895)
"There may be carpers who would pick a flaw in the county's method of educating doctors by self-instruction ; but it would seem that no paternalist could ..."

2. Trends and Policy Challenges in the Rural Economy: Four Provincial Case Studies by Michael Aliber, Andries du Toit (2006)
"... constructed as servants - the essentially passive recipients of paternalist noblesse oblige - African workers are constructed essentially as outsiders, ..."

3. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"... the rentier state will tend to be an "allocation" as opposed to a "production," and will largely tend to be "welfarist," paternalist or patrimonial and ..."

4. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"... the rentier state will tend to be an "allocation" as opposed to a "production," and will largely tend to be "welfarist," paternalist or patrimonial and ..."

5. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... a general suspicion that the men and methods now on top everywhere are not the best even from their own paternalist point of view ; or, ..."

6. Satellite Cities: A Study of Industrial Suburbs by Graham Romeyn Taylor (1915)
"Throughout the twenty years following the early clash between paternalist and striker, Pullman has had a new equilibrum. Inside the plant, the company has ..."

7. The Dawn of Italian Independence: Italy from the Congress of Vienna, 1814 by William Roscoe Thayer (1893)
"But Leopold was a thorough paternalist, and he had, moreover, Metternich's reprimand constantly before his eyes. Nevertheless, on May 7 he deemed it wise to ..."

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