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ma·ture

(mă-chūr', -tūr),
1. Ripe; fully developed.
2. To ripen; to become fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]

mature

/ma·ture/ (mah-chldbomacr´)
1. to develop to maturity; to ripen.
2. fully developed; ripe.

mature

(mə-cho͝or′, -to͝or′)
adj.
1. Having reached full natural growth or development.
2. Relating to or characteristic of full mental or physical development.
v.
To evolve toward or reach full development.

mature

[məchoo͡r′]
Etymology: L, maturus, ripe
1 v, to become fully developed; to ripen.
2 adj, fully developed or ripened.

ma·ture

(mă-chūr')
1. Ripe; fully developed.
2. To ripen; to become fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]

ma·ture

(mă-chūr')
Ripe; fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]
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No wonder this is Blue's maturest album to date and also their best.
how many times have you heard me, in the maturest hours and in the unripe, and always in vain, call out to her, who seems to be my heart's only memory, whether nearby or far away!
This intriguing Naxos reissue contains four works for large orchestra, two - the Polonia and Rule Britannia Overtures - written during Wagner's poverty-stricken early years, the other two - the American Centennial March and the Kaisermarsch -- written during the still poverty-stricken years of his maturest powers (and by now he had learned how to milk wealthy admirers for sustenance in luxury).