maturity
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maturity(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical development)
a. la madurez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Puberty is a sign that your body is reaching maturity.La pubertad es una señal de que tu cuerpo está alcanzando la madurez.
b. el pleno desarrollo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(botany)
The fruit will taste best when it has been picked at full maturity and not a moment before.La fruta sabrá mejor si se recoge en su pleno desarrollo y no antes.
2. (emotional development)
a. la madurez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His newfound commitment to his work was a sign of his maturity.Su nuevo compromiso hacia su trabajo era indicativo de su madurez.
3. (finance)
a. el vencimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You will not be able to redeem the full value of your savings bond until it has reached maturity.No vas a poder liquidar el valor total de tu bono de ahorros hasta su vencimiento.
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maturity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la madurez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (finance)
a. el vencimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
maturity [məˈtjʊərɪtɪ]
noun
1 (emotional) madurez (f)
of person, artist
2 (physical) [of person, animal] madurez (f); pleno desarrollo (m); [of plant] pleno desarrollo (m)
to reach physical maturity alcanzar su pleno desarrollo
girls and boys reach physical maturity at different ages
3 (Economics) [of insurance policy, bond] vencimiento (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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