[ hahy-uh-rahr-ki-kuh l, hahy-rahr- ]
/ ˌhaɪ əˈrɑr kɪ kəl, haɪˈrɑr- /


of, belonging to, or characteristic of a hierarchy.


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Also hi·er·ar·chic.

Origin of hierarchical

1425–75; late Middle English. See hierarch, -ical

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