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matriculate

Definitions

verb

 (məˈtrɪkjʊˌleɪt Pronunciation for
  1. to enrol or be enrolled in an institution, esp a college or university
  2. (intransitive) to attain the academic standard required for a course at such an institution

noun

 (məˈtrɪkjʊlɪt Pronunciation for
  1. Also called: matriculant. a person who has matriculated

Derived Forms

maˈtricuˌlator noun

Word Origin

C16: from Medieval Latin mātrīculāre to register, from mātrīcula, diminutive of matrix list, matrix

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