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English definition of “hierarchy”


noun [C]     /ˈhaɪərɑːki/
a system or organization in which people or things are arranged according to their importance Classifying and creating orderSystems of governmentCategories and varietiesSpecies and genders
hierarchical     /ˌhaɪəˈrɑːkɪkəl/ adjective a hierarchical structure
(Definition of hierarchy noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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