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Monday, August 29, 2016

Definitions for matriculate

  1. to enroll in a college or university as a candidate for a degree.
  2. to register (a coat of arms), used especially in Scottish heraldry.
  3. to be matriculated.

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Citations for matriculate
... Tom Brown received a summons from the authorities, and went up to matriculate at St. Ambrose's College, Oxford ... Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown at Oxford, 1861
The New York-trained actors are so superior to those who matriculate in Hollywood, there is no comparison whatsoever. Tim Sandlin, Skipped Parts, 1991
Origin of matriculate
Matriculate stems from the Latin word for "list," mātrīcula.
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