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English translation: tertiary studies

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Spanish term or phrase:estudios terciarios
English translation:tertiary studies
Entered by: Elisa Capelão
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05:09 Jan 24, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: estudios terciarios
education
omar
tertiary studies
Explanation:
for additional information please see:

http://www.google.com/search?q=tertiary studies&hl=en&lr=&sa...

hope it fits your context.
Suerte!
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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 21:11
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thank you!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naAre you translating into Australian/New Zealand English?
Yolanda Broad
naUniversity level studies
Yolanda Broad
natertiary studies
Elisa Capelão


  

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tertiary studies


Explanation:
for additional information please see:

http://www.google.com/search?q=tertiary studies&hl=en&lr=&sa...

hope it fits your context.
Suerte!


    see above
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 21:11
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 172
Grading comment
thank you!

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Yolanda Broad
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1 hr
University level studies


Explanation:
*terciario* is used in the sense of *post-secondary*. Here is an excerpt of a text from Buenos Aires that gives the context for the use of "estudios terciarios":

Promocionan posibilidad de estudios terciarios en
EE.UU.

¿Cómo elegir una universidad en Estados Unidos? ¿Cómo recibir ayuda financiera? ¿Dónde encontrar la información? Estas
son algunas de las preguntas a las que responde Louis D. Bregger, de la universidad norteamericana de Clemson. El mismo
pasará unos días en nuestro país, recorriendo colegios y universidades para informar sobre el sistema educativo terciario de su país.



    Reference: http://gateway.abc.com.py/archivo/1999/09/08/loc03.htm
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 16:11
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
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2 hrs
Are you translating into Australian/New Zealand English?


Explanation:
Hi, Omar,

Hope your client is in Australia/NewZealand, because that appears to be the only place where "tertiary studies" has the meaning of post-secondary studies! I just went through the first five pages of the URL the first answerer gave you, and, aside from one site from the University of Pretoria, they are **all** in Au/NZ! Anyone in the US/Canada/UK is not going to be familiar with this use of the term. Rather, to all us Northern Hemisphere types, it will mean "someone who studies Tertiary geology." Äs a US university professor for over 30 years, I can assure you that "tertiary studies" would have no other meaning to me or to my colleagues. Rather, we would refer to such studies as either "university level studies" or, for a broader range of studies, "post-secondary studies." The latter would include such things as auto mechanics courses, cosmetology schools, and other such trade schools.

And, for that matter, "estudios terciarios" is not going to be understandable in Spanish to anyone outside the Southern Cone of S. Amer. Must be one of those North/South divide things! Interesting!


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=tertiary+studies&hl=en&lr=&sa...
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 16:11
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
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