adjective, ma·tur·er, ma·tur·est.
- having attained definitive form or function, as by maturation of an epithelium from a basal layer.
- having attained the end stage of a normal or abnormal biological process: a mature boil.
verb (used with object), ma·tured, ma·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), ma·tured, ma·tur·ing.
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This became clear when the researchers looked more closely at what happens to the germline in carpenter ants, the tissues that produce eggs and sperm in the sexually mature adults.How Two Became One: Origins of a Mysterious Symbiosis Found|Viviane Callier|September 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
As our e-commerce business matures, we’re starting to collaborate with more retailers — from portfolio management right the way through to content creation and campaign execution.‘Retailers are media owners in their own right’: Why e-commerce is driving more of Unilever’s media spend|Seb Joseph|September 9, 2020|Digiday
Kahn, Davies, Lifton, and the other panelists said that if the technology matures and countries allow its use, the first applications should be in those rare situations in which two partners suffer from the same serious inherited disease.The “staged rollout” of gene-modified babies could start with sickle-cell disease|Amy Nordrum|September 3, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Here’s a nine-step process to restore healthy search traffic growth to a mature blog.
Although agency executives asserted that Microsoft should apply the LinkedIn model to TikTok, they do see an opportunity for Microsoft to help develop TikTok into a mature advertising platform that can compete with sophisticated rivals like Facebook.Microsoft’s hands-off handling of LinkedIn offers model for potential TikTok acquisition|Tim Peterson|August 24, 2020|Digiday
How much do you think he has matured over the course of the first season, and going into the new one?
As a post-Cold War figure who matured through “movements,” Barack Obama is drawing from a distinct tradition.
All of the whisky used in both types of scotch must be matured in Scotland and aged for a minimum of three years in oak casks.
I've been thinking about it for a while and waited for the right time, and now it's matured.Model Suki Waterhouse Lands Major Movie Role; Giambattista Valli Launches Second Ready-to-Wear Line|The Fashion Beast Team|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As India gained freedom, and matured into herself, the Imperial began to fall apart.An Indian Icon Reborn: The Imperial Hotel Reclaims Its Glory Days|Esha Chhabra|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If it is of good size, well matured and of good yellowish color, there is necessarily but little difficulty in the operation.
It has been found by experience that until twenty-two or three the strength is not completely matured.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
I ate nothing and drank nothing during the day, and by nine o'clock I had matured the plan that we carried into execution.
The more matured Quakers and Quakeresses generally gravitate hitherwards.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Their liking had matured into an attachment, which might have been predicated upon their consonance of feeling and sentiment.Alone|Marion Harland
British Dictionary definitions for mature
- fully developed or differentiateda mature cell
- fully grown; adulta mature animal