use patrimonial in a sentence.
Instead, it strengthened what he calls "patrimonial capitalism"-a system in which the key determinant of success is how close you are to those in power.
HAVING set forth, in the two preceding chapters, the nature of a commonwealth institutive, by the consent of many men together; I come now to speak of dominion, or a body politic by acquisition, which is commonly called a patrimonial kingdom.
(eventually seventeen) were summoned, but for ordinary meetings for the purpose of money levies only those of the so-called patrimonial or old
Claes said Sizarail had taken over a run-down rail network and brought it up to an efficient one, with a contract that should have continued to 2000, with a mandate to improve the network, increase traffic and prepare for a "patrimonial" system.
Calasans of CFEMEA said the new law establishes that gender-based violence is a violation of human rights, and makes other forms of violence punishable by prison sentences, such as patrimonial or economic violence, which is the restriction or denial of access to shared or family property.