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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hi•er•ar•chi•calˌhaɪ əˈrɑr kɪ kəl, haɪˈrɑr-(adj.)

also hi`er•ar′chic

  1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of a hierarchy.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hierarchically(adverb)

    in a hierarchical manner

    "hierarchically organized"


  1. hierarchically(Adverb)

    Of, relating to, or arranged in a hierarchy

  2. hierarchically(Adverb)

    Pertaining to a transitive relation between objects by which they may be ordered into a hierarchy.


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