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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌniːəʊˈpeɪtɹɪɑːkɪ/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˌniːəʊˈpeɪtɹɪɑːki/, /ˌniːəʊˈpatɹɪɑːki/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˌnioʊˈpeɪtɹiˌɑɹki/
- (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): Modern patriarchy, especially as exercised within the nuclear family rather than wider society.
modern partiarchy, esp. within the nuclear family