Definition of matriculate in English:
1 [no object] Be enrolled at a college or university: he matriculated at the University of Vermont
More example sentences
- Under the plan, all undergraduates entering Tulane University will matriculate through a single undergraduate college.
- After graduating from University College, he matriculated at Trinity College Cambridge in 1871.
- After matriculating, he enrolled in Arts at Sydney University in 1948.
1.1 [with object] Admit (a student) to a college or university.
- The first classes were held in 1996 and the first matriculated students were admitted in the fall of 1998.
- Perhaps he should have attended a school that matriculated students whose course of study included history, basic comprehension, and English language.
- That fall, I went to college, at a college that had only matriculated its second co-ed class.
Pronunciation: /məˈtrikyəˌlət /chiefly Indian Back to top
A person who has matriculated.
- Just 15 and not yet a matriculate, she is teaching pre-school children how to read and write.
- Example sentences
- The matriculation meant that you could depend on yourself and make every effort to alter your status and life.
- The man in his early 50s, who had bicycled some distance in order to be able to take part in the matriculation, must have been a little embarrassed by the many cameras trained on him.
- A group of special students have just sat for the matriculation test this year.
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