matriculate matriculate  /mə ˈtrɪk jə leɪt/


  1. (n) someone who has been admitted to a college or university
  2. (v) enroll as a student

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  • Matriculation today is becoming dearer and tougher with burgeoning costs and hundreds of overseas students queuing up for seats.



  1. "It is exciting to have the team come through like that," McCarthy said. "You hold out hope in that situation. It never seems to matriculate but in that inning it did. The bats are starting to come alive."
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Brandon McCarthy Source: Sports Network

  2. "The baby boomers who wished to matriculate and go to university had to do either mathematics or a foreign language and many chose the latter," Abbott said at an Asialink-Asia Society forum in Canberra on Tuesday. "Since that compulsion was...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Tony Abbott Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "We all know that these elections are something of a matriculate exam for your country. We expect for them to be conducted without irregularities, to ensure that last year's incidents are left behind as an exception," said Mirek Topolanek, the...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Mirek Topolanek Source: Focus News

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