[muh-choo r-i-tee, -too r-, -tyoo r-, -chur-] /məˈtʃʊər ɪ ti, -ˈtʊər-, -ˈtyʊər-, -ˈtʃɜr-/

the state of being mature; ripeness:
The fruit will reach maturity in a few days.
full development; perfected condition:
maturity of judgment; to bring a plan to maturity.

/məˈtjʊərɪtɪ; -ˈtʃʊə-/
the state or quality of being mature; full development


early 15c., “maturity of character;” mid-15c., “ripeness,” from Middle French maturité and directly from Latin maturitatem (nominative maturitas) “ripeness,” from maturus “ripe” (see mature (v.)). Financial sense “state of being due for payment” is from 1815.

maturity ma·tu·ri·ty (mə-tyur’ĭ-tē, -tur’-, -chur’-)


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