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tertiary

adjective uk   /ˈtɜː.ʃər.i/ us    /ˈtɝː.ʃi.er-/

tertiary adjective (THIRD)

formal relating to a third level or stage

tertiary adjective (EDUCATION)

tertiary adjective (INDUSTRY)

[before noun] specialized business A tertiary industry provides a service and is not involved with getting the materials with which products are made, or with making products.
Translations of “tertiary”
in Spanish terciario…
in French tertiaire…
in German tertiär…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第三, 第三的, 第三級的…
in Russian высший (об образовании)…
in Turkish üniversite ayarında eğitim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第三, 第三的, 第三级的…
in Polish wyższy…
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