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English

Adjective

mature (comparative matur, superlative er)

Positive
mature

Comparative
matur

Superlative
er

  1. Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.
    She is quite mature for her age.
  2. Profound; careful.
    The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.

Antonyms

grown up

profound

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Verb

Infinitive
to mature

Third person singular
matures

Simple past
matured

Past participle
-

Present participle
maturing

to mature (third-person singular simple present matures, present participle maturing, simple past and past participle matured)
  1. To become mature; to ripen.
  2. To gain experience or wisdom with age.

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Italian

Adjective

mature pl.

  1. Feminine form of maturo.

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