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English definition of “mature”

mature

verb [I]
 
 
/məˈtjʊər/
AGE to become completely grown or developedPhysically and mentally mature and immature
BEHAVIOUR to start to behave in a more mature way: Girls mature sooner than boys.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
MONEY If an investment (= money you have given to a bank or a company in order to make a profit) matures, you receive the money you have made from it.InsuranceInvesting money
(Definition of mature verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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