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 (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


 (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

Example Sentences Including 'matriculate'

"That just shows you how long it takes for things to mature and matriculate ," Anderson says.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
The articulate matriculate owns two tiny clothing and hardware shops here.
India Today (1999)
Then we could set up an existing option that would matriculate immediately and pay that off at a capital gain rate.
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