Definition of 'tier'
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Those who fail to reach the second tier within six months will be removed from the scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who owns clubs in the top two tiers? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only the lower tiers of the four stands are open. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Their scores had improved and they remained comfortably in the second tier of countries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Eight teams will play in the top league and 10 will contest the lower tier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has replaced the entire top management tier, although some of the appointments have come from within. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is the second or third tier which is causing a lot of stress, the club matches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stead has played in all four top tiers in English football but has no plans to hang up his boots anytime soon. The Sun (2016)The garden has three tiers, and there's a bedsit above the garage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new third tier of charges will be 0.55 per cent on anything in excess of 250 million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to see films about women at the top tier. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There seems to be general agreement for a tier system approach for screening chemicals for toxicity. E For Additives (1987)It now has three tiers of entrants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was more upward movement in the middle tier. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Diversity in the lower tiers of the judiciary has improved significantly in the past five years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The review also calls for a new tiered structure for financial advice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At the heart of the matter is exactly how core tier one capital should be defined. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The process of improvement will spill over into the next tier. Christianity Today (2000)The top tier is him and him alone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it looks like things are only going to get worse for those in the middle tier. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bonus points are already awarded in the lower tiers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Opposition politicians attacked the new tier of bureaucracy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many were expected to feature in the top tier of the next generation of head coaches. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Nor is this confined to the very top tier. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Organisations that may have been considered second and third tier will now find it much easier to recruit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Membership will be in three tiers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The second time that a tiered wedding cake gets it in a high-speed chase. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have been the best team in the second tier of English football by a distance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has a core tier one ratio of 10.4 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are more experienced home-grown coaches in the bottom three tiers. The Sun (2013)Beneath the top team, the second tier is disappointing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In effect, the whole lower tier. The Sun (2014)The athletics track was dug out after the Games and a new tier of seats dug in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The film may lie a tier below the best comedies of its era, but it is still a treat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As many chemicals are active at stage I of the tier system, screening tests can reduce significantly the numbers of animals used. E For Additives (1987)
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Translations for 'tier'
British English: tier NOUN
A tier is a row or layer of something that has other layers above or below it.
...the auditorium with the tiers of seats around and above it.
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