English - Vietnamese Dictionary
maturity /mə'tjuəriti/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tính chín; tính thành thực, tính trưởng thành
- tính cẩn thận, tính chín chắn, tính kỹ càng
- (thương nghiệp) kỳ hạn phải thanh toán
+the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
+state of being mature; full development
+the date on which a financial obligation must be repaid
Advanced English Dictionary
1 adulthood, majority, full growth or development:
Maturity is as much a state of mind as a matter of age.
2 ripeness, readiness, mellowness; maturation:
Different wines need ageing for different periods to attain maturity.
3 readiness, perfection, completion, fullness, consummation, operability, applicability; maturation:
Their plans were brought to maturity.
+ noun [U]Collocation Dictionary
1 the quality of thinking and behaving in a sensible, adult manner: He has maturity beyond his years. + Her poems show great maturity.
2 (of a person, an animal, or a plant) the state of being fully grown or developed: The forest will take 100 years to reach maturity.
3 (business) (of an insurance policy, etc.) the time when money you have invested is ready to be paid
1 adult behaviour
great, growing, increasing
I can see an increasing maturity in how she understands the world.
| emotional, intellectual
VERB + MATURITY
have | show
She has shown great maturity in her behaviour this term.
| grow in
These latest paintings show how the artist has really grown in maturity.
2 full growth
It can take years for these plants to reach full maturity.
| physical, psychological, sexual
VERB + MATURITY
approach, come to, grow to, reach
The insects lay eggs when they approach maturity.
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