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noun as in order


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They double down on the plot device of a lone visionary opposed by conventional hierarchies.

They structured themselves not in vertical hierarchies but in networks, each member responding to conditions on the ground.

She may not fit in in high school, but she lives in a world where adolescent hierarchies are less important than ever.

Often, therefore, economic hierarchies take shape as society undergoes the “natural transition” from aristocracy to democracy.

Materials and mediums are interchangeable—a metaphor, we learn, for mixing and breaking hierarchies of race, class, and more.

The first living organisms formed their hierarchies thus: individual unicellular, or plastide; group of plastides or meride.

In the ninth heaven is a manifestation of the Divine Essence, viewed by three hierarchies of Angels.

The conservative party established the reverend hierarchies and monarchies of the most ancient world.

The musty wardrobes of forgotten hierarchies furnished costumes for the officers of the new prince.

The hierarchies of the soul's dominion belong only to man, and it is right they should.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hierarchies, such as: pecking order, position, pyramid, scale, grouping, and ranking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.