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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Relating to any group in which there are higher and lower positions.

Usage examples (35)
  • The amount of energy spent laughing at a joke should be directly proportional to the hierarchical status of the joke teller.
  • It has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art
  • File logs are shown in hierarchical log views with quick access to file content diffs.
  • There's religious dissent on that score and a lot of controversy over whether one should go in hierarchical order. for more
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