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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

An organization of habits or concepts, in which simpler components are combined to form increasingly complex integrations.

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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102 words
The principle of grading elements into an order of precedence or importance. It has been applied in book design since at least Carolingian times, when scripts of various ages and levels of ... More
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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
Subject:
Religion
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23 words

The ranking principle which underlies the ordering of traditional Indian society (‘the caste system’), the cosmos, ritual systems, deities, and other groupings....

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
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. ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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29 words

A body of religious rulers organized in successive ranks. In Christianity, one may speak of the hierarchy of bishops,

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