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hierarchical

adjective hi·er·ar·chi·cal \ˌhī-(ə-)ˈrär-ki-kəl also hir-ˈär-\

Definition of HIERARCHICAL

:  of, relating to, or arranged in a hierarchy
hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly \-ki-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of HIERARCHICAL

hi·er·ar·chi·cal or hi·er·ar·chic \-kik\

First Known Use of HIERARCHICAL

1561

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

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