Definition of hierarchic in US English:



  • See hierarchy

    • ‘The removal of barriers between countries and a general harmonization of legislation makes it easier for a multinational company to build up an efficient hierarchic structure.’
    • ‘In a hierarchic society, members will necessarily change position and some mechanism must be in place for this to occur.’
    • ‘To think and speak - seriously, one must acknowledge that the structure of the world has a hierarchic nature.’
    • ‘Furthermore, Scottish Calvinism was not an elite activity, it grew roots in the community quickly, and it nourished an egalitarian spirit that was at odds with what was, in every other respect, a deeply hierarchic society.’
    • ‘Although a hierarchic list is artificial and rigid, it is a first step in clarifying areas for future research.’