Hierarchal
Hierarchal Hi"er*arch`al, Hierarchic Hi`er*arch"ic, a. Pertaining to a hierarch. ``The great hierarchal standard.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • hierarchal — [hī′ər är΄kəl] adj. of a hierarch or hierarchy * * * …   Universalium

  • hierarchal — 1640s, from HIERARCH (Cf. hierarch) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hierarchal — [hī′ər är΄kəl] adj. of a hierarch or hierarchy …   English World dictionary

  • hierarchal — adjective Pertaining to a hierarch. Compare with hierarchical The great hierarchal standard …   Wiktionary

  • hierarchal — adjective see hierarch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hierarchal — adj. of or pertaining to a hierarch or hierarchy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hierarchal — hi·er·ar·chal …   English syllables

  • hierarchal — adjective classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hierarchic — Hierarchal Hi er*arch al, Hierarchic Hi er*arch ic, a. Pertaining to a hierarch. The great hierarchal standard. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hierarch — hierarchal, adj. /huy euh rahrk , huy rahrk/, n. 1. a person who rules or has authority in sacred matters; high priest. 2. a person having high position or considerable authority. 3. one of a body of officials or minor priests in certain ancient… …   Universalium

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