Meaning of maturity


Pronunciation: (mu-choor'i-tē, -toor'-, -tyoor'-, -chûr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the state of being mature; ripeness: The fruit will reach maturity in a few days.
  2. full development; perfected condition: maturity of judgment; to bring a plan to maturity.
    1. the state of being due.
    2. the time when a note or bill of exchange becomes due.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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