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Synonyms for tertiary
ˈtɜr ʃiˌɛr i, -ʃə riter·tia·ry

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Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. Tertiary, Tertiary periodadjective

    from 63 million to 2 million years ago


  2. third, 3rd, tertiaryadjective

    coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position



PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "tertiary":

    post-secondary, higher, third-level, superior, upper, third, high

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  1. Karl Kraus:

    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.

  2. Robert Mattes:

    Where governments do relatively simple things like invest in secondary and tertiary education, build good roads, and other development infrastructure like sewage systems and electricity grids, people are substantially better off.

  3. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images:

    These tertiary situations that Durham is talking about related to me, I think it is exactly what I mentioned — it is part of showing this picture to the American public of exactly how corrupt the FBI was under James Comey, the FBI went to any extent possible to trample on people’s rights in order to frame Trump and his campaign and then eventually cripple his presidency, and that’s really what this was all about, and what I think Durham is going to showcase in this trial.

  4. Doug Kass:

    With the stocks down so big, (it) seems to be an intermediate opportunity in the group, i'm trying to stick with Exxon, Chevron, Devon, the ones with rock-solid balance sheets. I'm not buying stocks down 16 to 17 percent, the secondary and tertiary companies.

  5. Chris Birdsong:

    Most large developers see real value (in green engineering). Second and tertiary developers may say, 'We don't see much', smaller developers want to do something quickly... Costs to them will be more than they ever want to bear.

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