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hi·er·ar·chi·cal

hierarchical

 
 
pronunciation:
haI r ar kih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or organized as a hierarchy.
definition 2: organized by rank or level.
Lion prides are hierarchical, with dominant males at the top.
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derivation: hierarchically (adj.)