Meaning of “hierarchical” in the English Dictionary

"hierarchical" in American English

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hierarchicaladjective

/ˌhɑɪ·əˌrɑr·kɪ·kəl/

arranged in an order from the most to the least important

(Definition of “hierarchical” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hierarchical" in Business English

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hierarchicaladjective

uk /ˌhaɪəˈrɑːkɪkəl/ us

arranged in a hierarchy:

Seven hierarchical layers is more than enough for all but the largest corporations.
a hierarchical structure/system/relationship
hierarchically
adverb

Each department is hierarchically organized.

(Definition of “hierarchical” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)