US: /ˈhaɪˌɹɑɹki/, /ˈhaɪɝˌɑɹki/
UK: /hˈa‍ɪ‍əɹɑːki/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • danh từ
    • hệ thống cấp bậc; thứ bậc, tôn ti (trong giới tu hành công giáo, trong chính quyền, trong các tổ chức...)
    • thiên thần, các thiên thần

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural hierarchies)
1 [C, U] a system, especially in a society or an organization, in which people are organized into different levels of importance from highest to lowest: the social / political hierarchy + She's high up in the management hierarchy.
2 [C+sing./pl. v.] the group of people in control of a large organization or institution
3 [C] (formal) a system that ideas or beliefs can be arranged into: a hierarchy of needs

Collocation dictionary


complex | rigid, strict
the rigid class hierarchy of rural society
| administrative, bureaucratic, corporate, management, managerial, organizational | class, social | church, ecclesiastical | party, political
high up in the party hierarchy
| military


create, establish
A new management hierarchy was created within the company.
| move up, rise in/through
He joined the party in 1966 and quickly moved up the hierarchy.


in a/the ~
She is above me in the hierarchy.
| within a/the ~
There was a range of opinion within the ecclesiastical hierarchy on the issue.
| ~ of
There was a clear hierarchy of power in the company.


sb's level/position/status in a hierarchy

Concise English dictionary

hierarchies'haɪərɑrkɪ /-rɑːk-
+a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
+the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body