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mature

adjective
 
 
/məˈtjʊər/ US   /məˈtʃʊər/
ECONOMICS, MARKETING a mature market, industry, or product has stopped growing or developing as fast as it did when it was new: a mature market/industry If a firm is in a mature market, it will be hard to generate growing returns to shareholders. Despite its image as an owner of mature businesses, we expect strong profits growth ahead. The piston engine is a mature technology that's increasingly difficult to improve.
completely or almost completely developed, usually because of having existed for a long time: This level of disputed votes is unprecedented among mature democracies.
HR adult or older, or behaving in a reasonable way like an adult or older person: Colleagues who are tired of playing office politics will welcome your more mature approach. mature workers/graduates
Translations of “mature”
in Korean 다 자란, 어른스러운…
in Arabic ناضِج, بالِغ…
in French mûr, fait, bon à boire…
in Turkish olgun, kâmil, ergin…
in Italian maturo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成熟的, 慎重的,經深思熟慮的…
in Russian зрелый, взрослый…
in Polish dojrzały…
in Spanish maduro…
in Portuguese maduro…
in German reif…
in Catalan madur…
in Japanese 熟した, 十分に成長した, 大人っぽい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成熟的, 慎重的,经深思熟虑的…
(Definition of mature adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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