maturity Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “maturity” - Learner’s Dictionary

maturity

noun [U]
 
 
/məˈtjʊərəti/
BEHAVIOUR the quality of behaving like an adult, in a way which shows that you are well developed emotionally: She shows remarkable maturity for a child of 13.Physically and mentally mature and immature
AGE the time when someone or something is completely grown or developed: Penguins reach maturity in late summer.Physically and mentally mature and immature
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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