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hierarchism

[ hahy-uh-rahr-kiz-uhm, hahy-rahr-kiz- ]
/ ˈhaɪ əˌrɑr kɪz əm, ˈhaɪ rɑrˌkɪz- /
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noun

hierarchical principles, rule, or influence.

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Origin of hierarchism

First recorded in 1840–50; hierarch(y) + -ism
hi·er·ar·chist, nounan·ti·hi·er·ar·chism, noun
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