Definition of matric in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˈtrɪk/


[mass noun] informal, British dated or South African
Example sentences
  • I did matric [matriculation] music but I completely refused to play after that.
  • Those pupils who did reach matric lacked laboratories for science and well-trained mathematics teachers.
  • These assist mainly matric students and educators in the fields of Maths and Science.


Late 19th century: abbreviation.

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