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English noun: hierarchy

1. hierarchy (group) a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system

SamplesPut honesty first in her hierarchy of values.

Broader (hypernym)series

Narrower (hyponym)celestial hierarchy, data hierarchy, taxonomy

Part meronymscheme, system

2. hierarchy (group) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

Synonymspecking order, power structure

Broader (hypernym)organisation, organization

Part meronymadministration, brass, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organization

Member holonymhierarch

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