hierarchy

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈhaɪ.ə.ɹɑː(ɹ).ki/ or /ˈhaɪ.ɹɑː(ɹ).ki/
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Noun[change]

Singular
hierarchy

Plural
hierarchies

  1. A hierarchy is a body of officials organized in ranks so that each is above or below another.
  2. Any group of objects ranked so that every one is above or below another.