Definition of a matter of course in English:

a matter of course

phrase

  • The usual or expected thing:

    ‘the reports are published as a matter of course’
    • ‘As a matter of course, we refer outstanding accounts to a debt collection agency and take legal action against bad debtors.’
    • ‘Incoming e-mail is scanned for viruses as a matter of course, but that didn't help with this problem.’
    • ‘Sponsors want a return on their investment and visual awareness, through branding, is a matter of course.’
    • ‘It is expected the medal will be issued as a matter of course, and it's unlikely serving members will be required to apply for it.’
    • ‘Shouting as others talk is a matter of course, and as long as you don't use the word liar it seems that you can say pretty much anything.’
    • ‘It is so much an everyday sight that we take it as a matter of course.’
    • ‘Under the Hanoverians the heir to the throne supported opposition to his father's government almost as a matter of course.’
    • ‘There is a flow and an intermingling, a cross-fertilisation, that takes place as a matter of course.’
    • ‘It should be a matter of course for the medical profession to make the public aware of all their options and allow them to make their own decisions.’
    • ‘They should just do this kind of work as a matter of course.’