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unripe or not fully developed.
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(ĭm′ə-tyo͝or′, -cho͝or′, -to͝or′)
1. Not fully grown or developed: an immature plant.
2. Marked by or suggesting a lack of normal maturity: silly, immature behavior.
An immature animal; a juvenile.

im′ma·ture′ly adv.
im′ma·tur′i·ty, im′ma·ture′ness n.
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"Some people are immature in their life, they remain at the same level in which they were playing cricket.
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While risk management is increasingly seen as a high priority, risk management practices remain relatively immature. The survey found that 39% of respondents described the sophistication of their risk oversight practices as "immature" to "developing," while 17% characterized them as "mature" and only 5% considered them to be "robust," which represents a slight decline from previous years.
More specifically, we have investigated the influence that some children's verbalized immature explanations of ordinary phenomena (e.g., why clouds block the sun; why some mountain have big and small peaks) have on adults' and adolescents' perception of them.