But certainly we have all these hierarchies of what is considered great literature, and the canon can be dictatorial.
Netanyahu could also pressure the Haredi rabbis, taking advantage of the hierarchies within the community.
Such honor is often based on competition and, as one would expect, lends itself to hierarchies.
The first living organisms formed their hierarchies thus: individual unicellular, or plastide; group of plastides or meride.
A homely utterance, but it has virtue to overthrow all dynasties and hierarchies.
She began to get a faint perception of hierarchies and powers.
In the ninth heaven is a manifestation of the Divine Essence, viewed by three hierarchies of Angels.
The Papal Church holds still that the angels form three hierarchies, or choirs.
The shamans do not appear to constitute a special caste or sacerdotal order, like the hierarchies of the Christian Churches.
It introduced patterns of interaction and hierarchies today interpreted wholesale as harmful to the entire development of women.
mid-14c., from Old French ierarchie, from Medieval Latin hierarchia "ranked division of angels" (in the system of Dionysius the Areopagite), from Greek hierarkhia "rule of a high priest," from hierarkhes "high priest, leader of sacred rites," from ta hiera "the sacred rites" (neuter plural of hieros "sacred;" see ire) + arkhein "to lead, rule" (see archon). Sense of "ranked organization of persons or things" first recorded 1610s, initially of clergy, sense probably influenced by higher. Related: Hierarchal; hierarchical.