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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·ter·nal·ism /pəˈtɝnḷˌɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·ter·nal·ism n. Polit. Science The theory or practice of paternal government. See Paternal government, under Paternal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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