Meaning of “maturation” in the English Dictionary

"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)

"maturation" in American English

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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)