- British and Southern African short for matriculation (def. 2)
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Examples from the Web for matric
I am both a schoolmaster and the English examiner for the "Matric."
Now when Kitty was reading for her matric, she never went out anywhere, even to a concert or a lecture.Loyal to the School
Just a line to wish you the best of luck in the Matric, and to express the hope that you will do really well.War Letters of a Public-School Boy