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hierarchy  ˈhī(ǝ)ˌrärkē  n. pl. -ies 

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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1 a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority....hierarchic ˌhī(ǝ)ˈrärkik adj. hierarchization ˌhī(ǝ)ˌrärkiˈzā˜ǝn n. ...

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