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pecking order
American English: /ˈpɛkɪŋ ˌɔrdər/British English: /ˈpɛkɪŋ ɔːdə/

Translation of pecking order in Spanish:


  • they were fighting for their place in the pecking order
    luchaban por hacerse un lugar en la jerarquía
    Example sentences
    • The social hierarchies and pecking orders are best revealed through the cell phone calls and text-messaging that the characters almost constantly engage in with each other.
    • They are poorly resourced and have low status in the bureaucratic pecking order.
    • Even after you get in there is a strict pecking order to be observed.
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