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hierarchy
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
a ranking — typically by importance; or something with such a ranking — such as an organization of people
  • They assembled in a seating hierarchy, the highest place in the room reserved for Fatimah's husband.
  • Nor was he atop the intricate ladder of the family hierarchy.
  • Subjected to such an upbringing, it would be natural to fit oneself into the hierarchy, issuing stern orders to underlings and blindly obeying those of superior status.
  • In a strict order of family hierarchy, the relatives take turns opening their homes for the day's festivities.

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