matter-of-course

matter-of-course

[mat-er-uhv-kawrs, -kohrs]
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.

Origin:
1830–40

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matter-of-course

adjective
expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome 
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