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 the maturity of grain maturity of judgment lacks the wisdom and maturity needed to run the company

  2. 2 :  termination of the period that an obligation (see obligation 2c) 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.

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15th Century

First Known Use of maturity

15th century


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

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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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