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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 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…
(Definition of hierarchy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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