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hierarchy

noun [C]  /ˈhɑɪ·əˌrɑr·ki, ˈhɑɪˌrɑr-/ us  
social studies a system in which people or things are put at various levels or ranks according to their importance: He rapidly rose in the corporate hierarchy.
Translations of “hierarchy”
in Spanish jerarquía…
in French hiérarchie…
in German die Hierarchie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等級制度, 統治集團…
in Russian иерархия…
in Turkish hiyerarşi, rütbe/makam/mevkî/yetki sırası/düzeni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等级制度, 统治集团…
in Polish hierarchia…
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