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1. hierarchy

noun. ['ˈhaɪɝˌɑːrki, ˈhaɪˌrɑːrki'] the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • organisation
  • governing body
  • administration
  • power structure
  • governance
  • establishment
  • organization
  • hierarch

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • truth
  • spoils system

Etymology

  • ierarchie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hierarchia (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Hierarchy

  • archey
  • corky
  • darcie
  • darkie
  • decourcy
  • demarchi
  • gorki
  • gorky
  • harkey
  • hierarchy
  • horkey
  • horky
  • lamarche
  • larkey
  • malarkey
  • marcie
  • markie
  • marky
  • matriarchy
  • monarchy

How do you pronounce hierarchy?

Pronounce hierarchy as ˈhaɪˌrɑrki.

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How do you spell hierarchy? Is it hierarcy ?

A common misspelling of hierarchy is hierarcy

Sentences with hierarchy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add boxes to the hierarchy so you can add extra family members.

Quotes about hierarchy


1. There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination. But there is a hierarchy: the kisses alone don't work.
- Anaïs Nin, Henry And June

2. Philosophy, art, politics, religion and bohemia have never sought to do away entirely with the status hierarchy; they have attemptee, rather, to institute new kinds of hierarchies based on sets of values unrecognised by, and critical of, those of the majority.. They have provided us with persuasive and consoling reminders that there is more than one way of succeeding in life.
- Alain de Botton, Status Anxiety

3. Far from rejecting outright any hierarchy of success or failure, philosophy instead reconfigures the judging process, lending legitimacy to theidea that themainstream value system may unfairly consign some people to disgrace and others to respectability.
- Alain de Botton, Status Anxiety

2. hierarchy

noun. ['ˈhaɪɝˌɑːrki, ˈhaɪˌrɑːrki'] a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system.

Synonyms

  • scheme
  • taxonomy
  • data hierarchy
  • system
  • series

Antonyms

  • divergence
  • convergence
  • convergency
  • divergency

Etymology

  • ierarchie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hierarchia (Middle English (1100-1500))
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