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maturity

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noun ma·tu·ri·ty \mə-ˈtu̇r-ə-tē, -ˈtyu̇r- also -ˈchu̇r-\

Definition of maturity

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being mature; especially :  full development <lacks the wisdom and maturity needed to run the company>

  2. 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.



15th Century

First Known Use of maturity

15th century

Rhymes with maturity


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maturity

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noun ma·tu·ri·ty \mə-ˈt(y)u̇r-ət-ē also -ˈchu̇r-\

Medical Definition of maturity

plural ma·tu·ri·ties

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





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