• (RP) IPA: /ˌhaɪəˈɹɑːkɪkəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌhaɪˈɹɑːɹkɪkəl/

hierarchical (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a hierarchy.
  2. Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastic or priestly order.
  3. Classified or arranged according to various criteria into successive ranks or grades.
    It has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art.
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