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a matter of routine

Definition of a matter of routine

  1. :  a standard procedure <We keep a copy of all correspondence as a matter of routine.>



Word by Word Definitions

matterplay
  1. :  a subject under consideration

    :  a subject of disagreement or litigation

    :  the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. :  to form or discharge pus :  suppurate

    :  to be of importance :  signify

routineplay
  1. :  a regular course of procedure

    :  habitual or mechanical performance of an established procedure

    :  a reiterated speech or formula

  1. :  of a commonplace or repetitious character :  ordinary

    :  of, relating to, or being in accordance with established procedure


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