tiered
adjective Date: 1807 having or arranged in tiers, rows, or layers — often used in combination <
triple-tiered
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tiered — [ tırd ] adjective 1. ) arranged in rows, with each row slightly higher than the row in front: tiered seating a tiered auditorium 2. ) a tiered organization or system has several levels in it: a tiered pricing system …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tiered — UK US /tɪəd/ adjective FINANCE ► used to describe a financial product, interest rate, etc. that has two or more possible levels: »Savings rates are tiered from 2.25 percent to 3 percent for over €250,000 …   Financial and business terms

  • -tiered — tiered, combining form. having tiers: »Three tiered = having three tiers …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiered — UK [tɪə(r)d] / US [tɪrd] adjective 1) arranged in rows, with each row slightly higher than the row in front tiered seating a tiered auditorium 2) a tiered organization or system has several levels in it a tiered pricing system …   English dictionary

  • tiered — /teard/, adj. being or arranged in tiers or layers (usually used in combination): a two tiered box of chocolates. [1800 10; TIER1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • tiered — adjective Having or made of tiers a tiered wedding cake …   Wiktionary

  • tiered — [[t]tɪərd[/t]] adj. cvb set in tiers or layers (usu. used in combination): a two tiered garden[/ex] • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • tiered — tier ► NOUN 1) one of a series of rows or levels placed one above and behind the other. 2) a level or grade within a hierarchy. DERIVATIVES tiered adjective. ORIGIN French tire sequence, order …   English terms dictionary

  • tiered — adjective having or arranged in tiers a tiered mound • Pertains to noun: ↑tier …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiered — adj. layered, arranged in rows; (about pay TV services) arranged in several graduated packages (with each larger package containing more channels and having a higher price) …   English contemporary dictionary

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