Translation of hierarchy in Spanish:
noun plural -chies
- Example sentences
- The most important thing in the election of the chairman was not professional competence in the field, but activity within the Party and a sufficiently high status in the political hierarchy.
- Not an end in itself, domestic violence is a means of enforcing gender roles in society and maintaining a hierarchy in which men remain in control.
- On the other hand, family income and education, which may reflect rank in the social hierarchy, are strongly related to health.
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