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PECKING ORDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pecking order mean? 

PECKING ORDER (noun)
  The noun PECKING ORDER has 1 sense:

1. the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

  Familiarity information: PECKING ORDER used as a noun is very rare.


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PECKING ORDER (noun)


Sense 1pecking order [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

pecking order; power structure; hierarchy

Hypernyms ("pecking order" is a kind of...):

organisation; organization (a group of people who work together)

Holonyms ("pecking order" is a part of...):

administration; brass; establishment; governance; governing body; organisation; organization (the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something)


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