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matriculate
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

3 uses
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Definition
to be admitted to a college or university

or more rarely:  to advance to a new school — as from middle school to high school
  • Francie wondered, if it was so good, why he hadn't matriculated there instead of at the university of another midwestern state.
    Chapter 55 (52% in)
  • She had enjoyed the summer school so much that she wanted to matriculate in the same college that fall but she had no way of raising the more than three hundred dollars required for tuition.
    Chapter 49 (76% in)
  • She was told that she couldn't matriculate lacking a high school education.
    Chapter 49 (79% in)

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