maturity

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ma·tu·ri·ty

noun \mə-ˈtr-ə-tē, -ˈtyr- also -ˈchr-\

Definition of MATURITY

1
:  the quality or state of being mature; especially :  full development
2
:  termination of the period that an obligation has to run

Examples of MATURITY

  1. His behavior shows a lack of maturity.
  2. He reached emotional maturity late in his life.
  3. the maturity level of a child
  4. The bond will reach maturity in 10 years.
  5. Maturities on these bonds can be as long as 10 years.

First Known Use of MATURITY

15th century

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

Rhymes with MATURITY

ma·tu·ri·ty

noun \mə-ˈt(y)r-ət-ē also -ˈchr-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ma·tu·ri·ties

Medical Definition of MATURITY

: the quality or state of being mature; especially : full development

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