maturity maturity  /mə ˈtʃʊ rə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
  2. (n) state of being mature; full development
  3. (n) the date on which an obligation must be repaid

Usage(s):

  1. Watch her work today, with the thrill of admiration at what a performer was able to achieve in sound films when the form was in its infancy, then early maturity.
  2. It's time for a new maturity in the trans-Tasman relationship.
  3. It is 21 years since peace came to Western Europe, and the Continent's postwar economies have reached a high measure of maturity.

News

  1. Los Alamitos: Pk Fire all set for Vessels Maturity trial

    Not even a recent incident of roughhousing on a backstretch walking machine can keep Pk Fire from a start in the Vessels Maturity trials for older Quarter Horses at Los Alamitos on Sunday evening.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF Monthly Cash Distributions for June ...

    RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF Monthly Cash Distributions for June 2013
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Kinross Extends Maturity Dates

    Kinross has extended the maturity dates of its $1.5 billion revolving credit facility and $1 billion term loan.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I've seen the potential all along," said Naslund. "It's been a maturity that's gotten him to this point. I'm proud and happy for what he's done."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Markus Naslund Source: The Associated Press

  2. "For the four games, we were only ahead for two minutes," Bradley said (actually it was three) after reviewing the recording of Saturday's loss. "The one side is just the maturity, the experience of knowing sometimes early in the game how to...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I don't want to sound cocky," Tabarez said, "but I think this team is very well-prepared to take on any team. We waited a long time for this. I think the team put on a display of discipline, maturity and class, and luckily Suarez scored that...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: Herald Scotland

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