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noun [countable]     matrix pronunciation in British English
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pluralmatrices or matrixes
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  1. 1
    an arrangement of connected things

    Birmingham has been described as a matrix of small workshops.

  2. 3
    medical the substance between cells in your body from which new tissue such as bones, teeth, and fingernails grow
  3. 4
    science the rock in which hard stones or jewels form


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