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hierarchical


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hierarchical  \Hi`er*arch"ic*al\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  hi['e]rarchique.] 
  Pertaining  to  a  hierarchy.  --  {Hi`er*arch`ic*al*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hierarchical 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {hierarchal},  {hierarchic}] 
  [ant:  {nonhierarchical}] 




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