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verb [intransitive] mature pronunciation in American English /məˈtʃʊr/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymature
he/she/itmatures
present participlematuring
past tensematured
past participlematured

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  1. 1
    to start behaving like an adult and become more sensible as you get older

    She's really matured in the last couple of years.

    1. a.
      to grow to full adult size

      The gray feathers become whiter as the bird matures.

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