- being or arranged in tiers or layers (usually used in combination): a two-tiered box of chocolates.
Origin of tiered
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Examples from the Web for multi-tiered
But it is clear that there is a multi-tiered approach to running for president which is becoming institutionalized.The Religious Right Is the GOP’s New Norm
June 14, 2011