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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 in a sentence

  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


MATURITY Defined for Kids

maturity

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

Definition of maturity for Students

  1. :  the condition of being fully developed




Medical Dictionary

maturity

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

Medical Definition of maturity

plural maturities

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




Law Dictionary

maturity

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

Legal Definition of maturity

  1. :  termination of the period that a note or other obligation has to run :  state or condition of having become due





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