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Definition of "mature" []

  • Having reached full natural growth or development: a mature cell. (adjective)
  • Having reached a desired or final condition; ripe: a mature cheese. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of full development, either mental or physical: mature for her age. (adjective)
  • Suitable or intended for adults: mature subject matter. (adjective)
  • Composed of adults: a mature audience. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mature" in a sentence
  • "DESI: Our target audience for "Postal II" is what we refer to as mature gamers, and actually that's probably somewhere between 25 and 35 male, is the target audience."
  • "Of the 92 centers, 57 or 62% are our large current model, and 71 or 77% of all centers have been opened 3 years or more, which we classify as mature centers."
  • "Of the 89 centers, 53 or 60%, are our large current model and 66 or 74% of all of our centers have been opened three years or more, which we classify as mature centers."