Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun slang admission to a group (especially a college or university).

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  • noun admission to a group (especially a college or university)

Etymologies

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From matriculation.

Examples

  • "This is a clear indication that the so-called matric drop-outs or marginalised youth, if given a chance, can prove themselves to be among the best in the land," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "This is a clear indication that the so-called matric drop-outs or marginalised youth, if given a chance, can prove themselves to be among the best in the land," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "This is a clear indication that the so-called matric drop-outs or marginalised youth, if given a chance, can prove themselves to be among the best in the land," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This certificate was the equivalent of what was currently known as matric without university exemption.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "I wish she could be here today to see my 'matric' graduation ceremony," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Superintendent Roger Griffiths, seconded by the British police to assist the programme, said about 60 per cent of applicants did not meet basic requirements, such as matric and an 18-to-30 year age limit.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Despite the enforced closure of schools throughout the football World Cup, hosted by South Africa, followed by a three-week teachers' strike, the pass rate for the 2010 school-leaving "matric"

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • He says the Pension Funds Act should require that trustees have the qualities of honesty and integrity, the competence to fulfil the duties of a trustee, a minimum academic qualification, such as matric, and some relevant experience.

    Persfin

  • He says the Pension Funds Act should require that trustees have the qualities of honesty and integrity, the competence to fulfil the duties of a trustee, a minimum academic qualification, such as matric, and some relevant experience.

    Persfin

  • Half of all pupils drop out before taking their final "matric" exams.

    School Information System

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