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tertiaryadjective

uk   /ˈtɜːʃəri/ us  
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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