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hierarchism

[hahy-uh-rahr-kiz-uh m, hahy-rahr-kiz-] /ˈhaɪ əˌrɑr kɪz əm, ˈhaɪ rɑrˌkɪz-/
noun
1.
hierarchical principles, rule, or influence.
Origin of hierarchism
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; hierarch(y) + -ism
Related forms
hierarchist, noun
antihierarchism, noun
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