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See also: mâture
- (UK) IPA(key): /məˈtjʊə/, məˈtʃɔː
- (US) IPA(key): /məˈtʃʊ(ə)ɹ/, /məˈtʃɝ/, /məˈtʊəɹ/
- 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 (masculine and feminine, 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