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- adv. Of, relating to, or arranged in a hierarchy
- adv. Pertaining to a transitive relation between objects by which they may be ordered into a hierarchy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a hierarchic manner; in conformity to ecclesiastical authority, influence, or interests; by a system of government resembling that of the church.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a hierarchical manner
hierarchical + -ly (Wiktionary)