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    tertiary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tertiary

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


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