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Origin of maturation
OTHER WORDS FROM maturationmat·u·ra·tion·al, adjectivenon·mat·u·ra·tion, noun
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What does maturation mean?
Maturation is the process of reaching a stage of full or advanced development.
The word is often used to refer to the process of a person developing physically or starting to act more grown-up (more mature). It can also be applied to plants or other living things to refer to their development process, such as the ripening of a fruit.
Maturation can also be used in more specific and technical ways, including to refer to the formation of reproductive cells or to the production or discharge of pus, such as from a wound (which is more commonly called suppuration).
Example: It’s been a privilege to witness the maturation of these students over the last four years.
Where does maturation come from?
The first records of maturation come from around 1400. It derives from the Latin verb mātūrāre, meaning “to grow ripe” or “to bring to maturity.” In Middle English, maturation meant “suppuration” (the discharge of pus from a wound) and is still sometimes used in this way today.
Maturation is the noun form of the verb maturate. Maturate means about the same thing as mature, but it’s much more formal and much less commonly used—it’s almost always used in technical contexts. A person usually isn’t said to maturate—they mature. Maturation, however, is perhaps most commonly used to refer to the process of a person maturing. Its other uses are often scientific, especially within the field of biology.
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How is maturation used in real life?
Maturation is often used in a formal or technical way.
Without the development and maturation of Pippen and Grant, the Bulls never get past the Bad Boy Pistons. Take Horace Grant away from those Bulls and they don't win those first three titles. Of course Jordan was the driving force, but Pippen and Grant made them true contenders. pic.twitter.com/kPd8TkyxfW
— JamesSalomon9 (@JimSalomon9) May 28, 2020
The maturation of Deebo Samuel was fully evident in his zoom with Bay Area local media. It appears he is ready to step up into a leadership role in his second season with the #49ers.
— Jennifer Lee Chan (@jenniferleechan) May 13, 2020
And again, from the same essay..
Vague promises of a "better tomorrow" are insufficient. "You will do *what* better tomorrow?" Metamorphosis, maturation & transformation, is needed. pic.twitter.com/51GW5w2O92
— Nate ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (@natebyr0n) May 28, 2020
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Maturation always means the same thing as maturity.
Example sentences from the Web for maturation
Therefore in our view we need to talk about our wood management before any other factor in the maturation of The Macallan.
As someone who supports this basic agenda, I am heartened to see this maturation, and the shift in power that has come with it.We’re Here, We’re Pro-Israel/Pro-Peace, We’re Used to It. Now What?|Jay Michaelson|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But as Vaillant aged with the men, he discovered that even his modified model of maturation needed modification.
Vaillant began with the old Eriksonian model, in which maturation is equated with a deepening capacity for love and work.
And the results suggest that the highly valuable enterprises are showing signs of maturation, and perhaps even age.Google and Microsoft Combat Maturing Businesses by Investing in New Areas|Matthew Zeitlin|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Metaphase of first maturation division, showing the element x in various positions.
The second maturation division is seen in metaphase in figure 220 and in anaphase in figure 221.
The same principles which influence the maturation or ripening of fermented liquors also operate here.
He goes where his internal force of development and maturation lead him.Spontaneous Activity in Education|Maria Montessori
Partial rest stage between first and second maturation divisions, two nucleoli present.