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"maturation" in British English

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maturationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmæt.jʊəˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /-jʊ-/ formal
  • maturation noun [U] (GROWTH)

the ​process of ​becomingcompletelydevelopedmentally or ​emotionally the ​process of ​becomingcompletelygrownphysically
  • maturation noun [U] (BUSINESS)

specialized business the ​process of a ​market , ​industry, etc. no ​longergrowing as ​fast as it did when it was new: Some ​expertsbelieve we are now ​seeing the maturation of the ​computerindustry.
(Definition of maturation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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maturationnoun [U]

 /mætʃ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
  • maturation noun [U] (MENTAL DEVELOPMENT)

the ​process of ​becomingcompletelydevelopedmentally or ​emotionally
  • maturation noun [U] (PHYSICAL GROWTH)

the ​process of ​becomingcompletelygrownphysically
(Definition of maturation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"maturation" in Business English

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maturationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmætjʊəˈreɪʃən/  us   /ˌmætʃəˈreɪʃən/ formal
ECONOMICS, MARKETING a ​stage in the ​development of a ​market, ​industry, etc. when it is no ​longergrowing as fast as it did when it was new: Some ​experts believe we are now seeing the maturation of the ​computerindustry.
(Definition of maturation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maturation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神上成长, (心智发育的)成熟过程…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神上發展, (心智發展的)成熟過程…
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