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maturity

noun
 
 
/məˈtjʊərəti/ US   /məˈtʃʊərəti/
[C or U] ( plural maturities) FINANCE, INSURANCE the time when an investment or insurance product becomes ready to be paid: In the next year about 20 investment trusts will reach maturity.on/at maturity There is no extra tax when the policy pays out on maturity.prior to/before maturity Closing the account before maturity will result in 90 days' loss of interest.a maturity of 60 days/3 years, etc. The shares have an exercise price of $27.50 per share and a maturity of three years. These deposits are for a range of maturities from overnight to one year.
[U] ECONOMICS a stage in the development of a market or industry when it is not new and is not likely to grow quickly in the future: Eventually, all technologies reach maturity as growth slows and markets become saturated. He insists that the growing maturity of the games industry is not stifling creativity.
[U] the quality of being older or an adult, and behaving in a reasonable way like an adult: She brings experience and maturity to the job.
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Translations of “maturity”
in Korean 성숙, 성숙함…
in Arabic نُضج…
in Portuguese maturidade…
in Catalan maduresa…
in Japanese 十分な成長, 成熟ぶり…
in Italian maturità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神上發展, (心智)成熟, 成熟階段…
in Russian зрелость…
in Turkish olgunluk, erişkinlik, yetişkinlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神上成长, (心智)成熟, 成熟阶段…
in Polish dojrzałość…
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