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The beginning of hierarchy should be spelled hier-; the ending is -archy.
Definition of hierarchy
noun (plural hierarchies)
late Middle English: via Old French and medieval Latin from Greek hierarkhia, from hierarkhēs 'sacred ruler' (see hierarch). The earliest sense was 'system of orders of angels and heavenly beings'; the other senses date from the 17th century