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hierarchical

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhierarchicalhier‧ar‧chi‧cal /haɪˈrɑːkɪkəl $ -ɑːr-/ ●○○ AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 if a system, organization etc is hierarchical, people or things are divided into levels of importancehierarchical structure/organization/system etc 🔊 a hierarchical societyhierarchically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
hierarchicalHowever, unelected, time limited, hierarchical agencies have played an important role in central government initiatives to solve social problems.They waste time negotiating for the realignment of hierarchical authority and the top management commitment of those who have it.More often than not, leaders retain some hierarchical authority even if modified.There is an hierarchical structure, but managerial authority is respected as a benign guardian of company interests.What level in the hierarchical structure do you want to be at?In hard-copy systems one finds a paper by applying one's knowledge of how hierarchical systems work.hierarchical structure/organization/system etcThese relationships may be fairly loose groupings into categories or a more complete hierarchical structure.They also, to a greater or lesser extent, existed outside mainstream, predominantly male controlled, hierarchical structures.Structurally, bureaucracy is characterized by hierarchical organization and specialization by means of an elaborate division of labor.There is an hierarchical structure, but managerial authority is respected as a benign guardian of company interests.Like the other examples of structural power, the hierarchical structure creates and depends upon a situation of power imbalance.What level in the hierarchical structure do you want to be at?It represented a form of opposition to the rigidly hierarchical structures of Rome.In hard-copy systems one finds a paper by applying one's knowledge of how hierarchical systems work.
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