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  • adj. Relating to a hierarch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a hierarch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a hierarch or a hierarchy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers


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  • So, finding all of these above as necessary parts of any meaningful and culturally relevant definition, it can be argued that humanism is a sociopolitical philosophy, both democratic and non-hierarchal, which is informed by scientific naturalism and promotes individual freedom, economic and social equality, human cooperation and planetary peace.

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  • This is known as hierarchal cross - certification.

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  • This is called hierarchal galaxy formation, a central principle of the UCSC Cold Dark Matter WIMP theory.

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  • Do you think that we're experiencing a shift from a kind of hierarchal system run by a ruling elite to a world where the masses are rising and starting to exert more power?

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  • Peter Watkins talks a lot about how he attempts in his films to involve the audience in the process, to break down the "hierarchal" relationship between author and viewer.

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  • Other research indicates that collaborative learning environments, where teachers and students collectively contribute to the content and flow of instruction, enhance learning, when compared with traditional hierarchal teaching methods.

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  • In this respect, they had not broken free of a colonial mentality that saw society as hierarchal, governed from the top down by an elite.

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  • In with the typical flour, yeast and salt, the ingredients of sugar (in a hefty dose going by the hierarchal list) and orange extract were listed.

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  • The key technologies to change that are derivatives of the lowly battery, many now poised to finally unleash a migration to a truly smart electric grid with deeply hierarchal storage across the landscape.

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  • For instance, I gave my own thoughts on how we needed to modify the UN with a system of networked nodes of responsible global stewardship that was less hierarchal than today's system.

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