maturate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin maturatus, past participle of maturare (to make ripe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmætjʊɹeɪt/, /ˈmætʃəɹeɪt/

Verb[edit]

maturate (third-person singular simple present maturates, present participle maturating, simple past and past participle maturated)

  1. (transitive) To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
  2. (medicine, transitive) To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).
  3. (medicine, intransitive) To undergo perfect suppuration.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

maturate

  1. inflection of maturare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

maturate f pl

  1. feminine plural of maturato

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mātūrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mātūrātus

References[edit]

  • maturate in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • maturate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette