Meaning of “matrix” in the English Dictionary

"matrix" in British English

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matrixnoun

uk /ˈmeɪ.trɪks/ us /ˈmeɪ.trɪks/ plural matrices /-trɪ.siːz/ matrixes

(Definition of “matrix” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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matrixnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmeɪ·trɪks/ plural matrices /ˈmeɪ·trəˌsiz/ matrixes /ˈmeɪ·trɪk·sɪz/

algebra a group of numbers or other symbols arranged in a rectangle that can be used to solve particular mathematical problems

(Definition of “matrix” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"matrix" in Business English

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matrixnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmeɪtrɪks/ us plural matrixes or matrices

a group of numbers or other things arranged in a rectangle that can be used to solve a problem or measure something:

The bottom row of the matrix indicates typical lead times for starting activities in order to complete the stage by the date scheduled.
They use a matrix which classifies the company's product or service on one axis from A to E.

a set of related things that affect the way something develops or changes:

The modern matrix of cultural management includes buzzwords like 'access' and 'empowerment'.

(Definition of “matrix” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)