tertiary Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"tertiary" in British English

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uk   /ˈtɜː.ʃər.i/  us   /ˈtɝː.ʃi.er-/

tertiary adjective (THIRD)

formal relating to a third ​level or ​stage

tertiary adjective (EDUCATION)

C1 [before noun] mainly UK relating to ​education in ​colleges and ​universities: tertiary ​education

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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tertiary" in Business English

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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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