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maturation

noun [U] (GROWTH)    /ˌmæt.jʊəˈreɪ.ʃən/ US  /-jʊ-/ formal
the process of becoming completely developed mentally or emotionallyPhysically and mentally mature and immature the process of becoming completely grown physicallyPhysically and mentally mature and immature
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