matter of course

noun phrase

Definition of matter of course

: something that is to be expected as a natural or logical consequence

First Known Use of matter of course

1739, in the meaning defined above

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“Matter of course.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matter%20of%20course. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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