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Meaning of “tertiary” in the English Dictionary

"tertiary" in British English

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tertiaryadjective

uk   /ˈtɜː.ʃər.i/  us   /ˈtɝː.ʃi.er-/
  • tertiary adjective (THIRD)

formal relating to a third ​level or ​stage
  • tertiary adjective (INDUSTRY)

[before noun] specialized business A tertiary ​industryprovides a ​service and is not ​involved with getting the ​materials with which ​products are made, or with making ​products.
(Definition of tertiary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tertiary" in Business English

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tertiaryadjective

uk   us   /ˈtɜːʃəri/
relating to a third ​level or ​stage: These ​issues were considered to be of tertiary ​importance.
(Definition of tertiary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tertiary”
in Spanish terciario…
in Vietnamese thứ ba…
in Malaysian tinggi…
in Thai ลำดับที่สาม…
in French tertiaire…
in German tertiär…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第三, 第三的, 第三级的…
in Turkish üniversite ayarında eğitim…
in Russian высший (об образовании)…
in Indonesian tingkat tiga…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第三, 第三的, 第三級的…
in Polish wyższy…
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