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English definition of “tertiary”

tertiary

adjective [before noun] (INDUSTRY)    /ˈtɜː.ʃər.i/ US  /ˈtɝː.ʃi.er-/ specialized
describes an industry that provides a service and is not involved with getting the materials with which products are made, or with making products Industry and industrial processesBusiness and commerce - general words
(Definition of tertiary adjective (INDUSTRY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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