Matter-of-course



[mat-er-uh v-kawrs, -kohrs] /ˈmæt ər əvˈkɔrs, -ˈkoʊrs/

adjective
1.
occurring or proceeding in or as if in the logical, natural, or customary course of things; expected or inevitable.
2.
accepting things as occurring in their natural course, or characterized by an acceptance of things as such:
to be matter-of-course in confronting the difficulties of existence.
noun
1.
something that follows in logical, natural, or customary sequence or that is treated as such:
After such reprisals, war followed as a matter of course.
noun
1.
an event or result that is natural or inevitable
adjective
2.
(usually postpositive) occurring as a matter of course
3.
accepting things as inevitable or natural: a matter-of-course attitude

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