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    tertiary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tertiary

    Definition
    (noun) from 63 million to 2 million years ago
    Synonyms : tertiary period
    Definition
    (adj) coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    Synonyms : 3rd , third
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tertiary

Tertiary and Subsidiary have the same sounds. While Subsidiary stands for something second in importance (as Primary means first), Tertiary refers to third in level.

primary,Secondary,tertiary

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