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maturity

noun [U] uk   /məˈtjʊə.rɪ.ti/ us    /-ˈtʊr.ə.t̬i/

maturity noun [U] (MENTAL DEVELOPMENT)

the quality of behaving mentally and emotionally like an adultPhysically and mentally mature and immature a very advanced or developed form or statePhysically and mentally mature and immature

maturity noun [U] (FULL GROWTH)

the state of being completely grown physically: How long does it take for the chicks to grow to maturity?Physically and mentally mature and immature

maturity noun [U] (FINANCE)

specialized finance & economics the time when an insurance agreement or investment becomes ready to be paid: The investment reaches maturity after ten years.Investing moneyFinancial investments and the stock market
(Definition of maturity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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