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(noun) 
Definition
one of a set of rows placed one above and behind the other, such as theatre seats
an auditorium with tiers of seats around and above it
Synonyms
row
a row of pretty little cottages
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bank
The typical labourer now sits in front of a bank of dials.
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layer
Critics and the public puzzle out the layers of meaning in his photos.
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line
Children clutching empty bowls form a line.
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order
List the key headings and sort them in a logical order.
, ,
series
a series of explosions
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file
A file of soldiers, marched past.
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rank
Ranks of police in riot gear stood nervously by.
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storey
Houses must not be more than two storeys high.
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stratum
The rock strata show that the region was intensely dry 15,000 years ago.
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echelon
the lower echelons of society

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bank
Definition
an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
The typical labourer now sits in front of a bank of dials.
in the sense of echelon
Definition
a level of power or responsibility
the lower echelons of society
Synonyms
degree (archaic),
rung
in the sense of file
Definition
a line of people in marching formation, one behind another
A file of soldiers, marched past.

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