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A classification of relationships in which each item except the top one (known as the root) is a specialized form of the item above it. Each item can have one or more items below it in the hierarchy. [..]
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Hierarchy refers to the classification structure where a classification is arranged in levels of detail from the broadest to the most detailed level. Each level of the classification is defined in ter [..]
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1[countable, uncountable] a system, especially in a society or an organization, in which people are organized into different levels of importance from highest to lowest the social/political hierarchy [..]
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Dictionary of Internet Terms The categories of newsgroups. The main categories are: soc. (society) misc. (miscellaneous sci. (science)
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The arrangement of classes in a classification system, from the most general to the most specific. In a classification schedule, hierarchy is usually indicated by length of notation and depth of inden [..]
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  The continuation of the existing social order.
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(Gk: hieros= sacred; arkhes= ruler) a system in which grades or classes of status or authority are ranked one above the other, as in organisations, governments, religions. Being able to rank objects i [..]
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Within a society or smaller group, a series of persons, graded or ranked in order of authority.
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The arrangement of positions in a rank order, with those below reporting to those above.
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A list of subjects in a directory. The subjects are organized in successive ranks with the broadest listed first and with more specific aspects or subdivisions listed below.
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The main categories of Usenet newsgroups.
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Tree structured hierarchies appear frequently in coding, e.g. countries, states, counties, cities. I have found the best way to write such code is for a Country class to have methods that only deal wi [..]
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any system by which people are ranked one above the other (in terms of power and status), especially as evident in organisational structures (such as school management).
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One of the seven fundamental value dimensions of Shalom Schwartz measuring the unequal distribution of power in a culture.
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an ordering of groups in which larger groups encompass sets of smaller groups.
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Social structure of a group as it relates to the relative social rank of dominance status of its members. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
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Social rank-order established by certain behavioral patterns.
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Social rank-order established by certain behavioral patterns.
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Any order of elements from the most central or basic to the most peripheral, e.g. a hierarchy of word classes in English would include nouns and verbs at the top and elements like adjectives and adver [..]
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The sequence of taxonomic categories ranked by level of inclusiveness. The categories used on this site, starting with the least inclusive, are subspecies, species, genus, subfamily, family, superfami [..]
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Ordering in which parts are related to each other in subordinate or superordinate fashions. For example, they may be more or less important, large or complex. A system is composed of a hierarchy consi [..]
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social system that organizes by ranks or titles, or the highest-ranking leaders of this group.
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A series in which each element is categorized into successive ranks or grades with each level subordinate to the one above.
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A ranking of items according to their logical relationships. [D02821]
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A classification of relationships in which each item except the top one (known as the root) is a specialized form of the item above it. Each item can have one or more items below it in the hierarchy. [..]
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Originally was a medieval classification of angels into various ranks.
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(n) a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system(n) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
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The economic theory of hierarchies attempts to explain the typical organization chart of firms, with lines of command clearly defined in a top-to-bottom ...
Source: dictionaryofeconomics.com

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Hierarchies lighten the burden of the enormous informational requirements of the price system under uncertainty by acquiring more knowledge and information ...
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The arrangement of things (especially courts) in order of importance.
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see class hierarchy.
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A form of classification in which involves ranking a group of objects or concepts.
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Based on anatomical criteria, the 30 or more processing areas in the visual brain can be arranged in a hierarchy. A particular region receives forward input
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An organization with few things, or one thing, at the top and with several things below each other thing. An inverted tree structure. An example in computing is a directory hierarchy where each directory may contain files or other directories. In MGI, it refers to terms in a controlled vocabulary such as ones containing Gene Ontology (GO) terms or [..]
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an organisation of parts in which control from the top (generally with few parts), proceeds through a series of levels (ranks) to the bottom (generally of many parts) cf. heterarchy.
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result do if is_table[result[i]] then local name = result[i] result[i] = export.deep_sort(data[result[i]]) result[i].name = name else result[i] = {name = result[i]} end end retu [..]
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a group of persons or things arranged in order of rank, grade, class, etc.
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late 14c., jerarchie, ierarchie, "rank in the sacred order; one of the three divisions of the nine orders of angels;" loosely, "rule, dominion," from Old French ierarchie (14c., Mo [..]
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a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system; "put honesty first in her hierarchy of values" the organization of people at different ranks in an administ [..]
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authority in sacred things
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organisation by class of importance, status or authority. Usually a negative correlation between class and number of members i.e. the higher the class the lower the number of members of that class.
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Simply stated, this stands for the order of things–which ones lead and which ones follow. When it comes to branding, this term read more:
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The rank of an animal within its group. For example, a wolf pack has a hierarchy with the strongest and cleverest wolves being the leaders, and the younger, inexperienced wolves having to follow along.
Source: animals.sandiegozoo.org

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a ranking of response classes on the basis of their relative probabilities. A more probable class is said to be higher in the response hierarchy.
Source: scienceofbehavior.com

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