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tier1

tier1

 
 
pronunciation:
tir
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition: one of a series of rows, levels, or strata situated or ranked one above another, such as one of several balconies in a theater.
 
similar words:
floor, layer, level, rank, row, story, stratum
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: tiered, tiering, tiers
definition: to arrange or be arranged in tiers.
synonyms:
stratify
Homophone Note
The words tier1 and tear1 (a drop from the eye) sound alike but have different meanings.