Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “maturation”

See all translations

maturation

noun [U] uk   /ˌmæt.jʊəˈreɪ.ʃən/ us    /-jʊ-/ formal

maturation noun [U] (BUSINESS)

specialized business the process of a market , industry, etc. no longer growing as fast as it did when it was new: Some experts believe we are now seeing the maturation of the computer industry.
Translations of “maturation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神上發展, (心智發展的)成熟過程…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神上成长, (心智发育的)成熟过程…
(Definition of maturation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of maturation?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “maturation” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More