Hierarchy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Hierarchy

a ranking system designed to maintain order in a society or organization

Examples of Hierarchy in a sentence

In regards to political decisions, the prime minister sits at the top of the British hierarchy.  🔊

The man could not marry the woman he loved because she was born in a level of social hierarchy that fell beneath his family’s rank.  🔊

Under the military hierarchy, a private must always follow a sergeant’s commands.  🔊

Jane chose to become a server at the restaurant because the chain’s hierarchy would allow her to move into management.  🔊

Even on commercial airlines, there is an economic hierarchy that separates passengers into financial classes.  🔊

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