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noun maturity pronunciation in American English /məˈtʃʊrəti/
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singularmaturity
pluralmaturities
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the qualities and behavior that you would expect of a sensible adult

    He hasn’t got the maturity to be a father.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] full growth, or completed development

    It takes roughly forty years for the trees to reach maturity.

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] business the time when the interest and profits on money that has been invested must be paid

    Their investments are in bonds of varying maturities and yields.

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