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hierarchy

noun

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a scheme of rank or order
  • honesty sits at the top of my hierarchy of values

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The first known use of hierarchy was in the 14th century

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hierarchs

hierarchy

hieroglyph

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“Hierarchy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hierarchy. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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