Translation of "hierarchy" - English-Spanish dictionary


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

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

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

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)


noun /ˈhaiəraːki/ (plural hierarchies)

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

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

a hierarchical structure.
Notice the second r in hierarchy.

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