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"maturation" in British English

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maturationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmætʃ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌmætʃ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ 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.
(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)

  • maturation noun [U] (PHYSICAL GROWTH)

(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 longer growing as fast as it did when it was new: Some experts believe we are now seeing the maturation of the computer industry.
(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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“maturation” in British English

Watching the detectorists
Watching the detectorists
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May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

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