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Adjective
Having reached maturity
“There is something special about seeing a puppy grow and develop into a mature dog.”
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Sensible and balanced in personality and emotional behavior
“He was a young man who was mature beyond his years.”
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Having much experience in a particular field
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“The mature programmer will sometimes say that clever code is almost always dangerous code.”
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Used euphemistically to describe someone middle-aged or old
“She was already a mature lady at the time of her marriage.”
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(of certain foods or drinks) Ready for consumption
Mature grapes give slightly to your touch but will spring back when you release them.”
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(of thought or planning) Careful or thorough in nature
“It's important that we take a mature approach to solving this problem.”
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(of technology) In a late stage of development
“Artificial intelligence is now mature enough to recognize and interpret speech patterns.”
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Reaching a date at which payment is due
“Of the estimated $50 billion in unclaimed mature bonds, it is believed that over $3.6 billion remain unredeemed.”
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Dealing in or with explicit material suitable only for grown-ups
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“The series contains plenty of mature content that is only appropriate for adults.”
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(attributive to a person) Not posing any risk of harm or hurt
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(of a person) Having emotional or mental peace
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Has been in possession or usage over a long period
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Familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cultures
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Characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity
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Having the appearance of a mature woman, often of larger physical stature and somewhat unkempt or dowdy
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Adultish
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Fully developed
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Of, relating to, or expressing exciting romantic attraction, lust or desire
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Not having arrived, happened, or been done by the expected time
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(of a person or thing) To become fully grown or developed
“Worms typically go through four stages as they mature into adults.”
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To become more sensible with age
“He used to be very irresponsible, but he would gradually mature over the years.”
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(with reference to certain foods or drinks) To become, or cause to become, ready for consumption
“Let the green bananas mature for about two days before eating them.”
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To come to fruition
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“The technology is still in its infancy and needs time to fully mature.”
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To make experienced
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Be too grown-up for
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To undergo metamorphosis
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To teach, train or educate in a given field
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To contrive of (something) using skill or ingenuity
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Make or become definite and clear
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Improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
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