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hierarchy

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhaɪərɑːki/
a system or organization in which people or things are arranged according to their importanceClassifying and creating orderSystems of governmentCategories and varietiesSpecies and genders
hierarchical
 
 
/ˌhaɪəˈrɑːkɪkəl/ adjective
a hierarchical structure
Translations of “hierarchy”
in Vietnamese hệ thống thứ bậc…
in Spanish jerarquía…
in Thai การจัดระบบตามลำดับขั้น…
in Malaysian hierarki…
in French hiérarchie…
in German die Hierarchie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等級制度, 統治集團…
in Indonesian hierarki…
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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