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androcentric

[an-druh-sen-trik] /ˌæn drəˈsɛn trɪk/
adjective
1.
centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests:
an androcentric society; an androcentric religion.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; andro- + -centric, on the model of ethnocentric
Related forms
androcentrism, noun
androcentrist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for androcentric

androcentric

/ˌændrəʊˈsɛntrɪk/
adjective
1.
having or regarding man or the male sex as central or primary
Derived Forms
androcentrism, noun
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Word Origin and History for androcentric
adj.

1887, from andro- + -centric.

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