paternalism

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paternalism /pəˈtɚnəˌlɪzəm/ noun
paternalism
/pəˈtɚnəˌlɪzəm/
noun
Learner's definition of PATERNALISM
[noncount] usually disapproving
: the attitude or actions of a person, organization, etc., that protects people and gives them what they need but does not give them any responsibility or freedom of choice

— paternalist

/pəˈtɚnəlɪst/ or paternalistic /pəˌtɚnəˈlɪstɪk/ adjective
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