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See also: mâture
- 1 English
- 2 French
- 3 Italian
- 4 Latin
- 5 Portuguese
- (UK) IPA(key): /məˈtjʊə/, /məˈtʃɔː/
- (US) IPA(key): /məˈtʃʊ(ə)ɹ/, /məˈtʃɝ/, /məˈt(j)ʊəɹ/
- Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ)
- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
- Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.
- She is quite mature for her age.
- Profound; careful.
- The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.
- (obsolete) Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
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- (intransitive, of food, especially fruit) To become mature; to ripen.
- (intransitive) To gain experience or wisdom with age.
- (intransitive, finance) To reach the date when payment is due
to become mature; to ripen
to gain experience or wisdom with age
to reach the date when payment is due
mature m, f (plural matures)
- (of a person) mature
- “mature” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
mature f pl
- mature in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- mature in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v. “mature”.