Translation of "hierarchy" - English-Spanish dictionary

hierarchy

noun uk /ˈhaɪə.rɑː.ki/ us /ˈhaɪr.ɑːr-/

a system in which people or things are arranged according to their importance

jerarquía
Some monkeys have a very complex social hierarchy.
He rose quickly through the political hierarchy to become party leader.

the people in the upper levels of an organization who control it

jerarquía
hierarchical adjective uk /ˌhaɪəˈrɑː.kɪ.kəl/ us /ˌhaɪrˈɑːr-/
hierarchically adverb uk /ˌhaɪəˈrɑː.kɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌhaɪrˈɑːr-/

(Translation of “hierarchy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hierarchy

noun /ˈhaiəraːki/ (plural hierarchies)

(an) arrangement (of usually people in a group, also things etc ) in order of rank, importance etc

jerarquía
He was slowly working his way up the corporate hierarchy.
hierarchical /-ˈraː-/ adjective

jerárquico
a hierarchical structure.
Notice the second r in hierarchy.

(Translation of “hierarchy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)