mature

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mature(
muh
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chuhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (full grown)
a. maduro
She's very mature for her age.Ella es muy madura para su edad.
b. adulto
This movie is for a mature audience.Esta película es para un público adulto.
2. (culinary)
a. maduro (fruits or vegetables)
Bananas are harvested before they are mature so that they don't bruise too much in transport.Los plátanos se cosechan antes de que estén maduros para que no se magullen demasiado durante el transporte.
b. curado (cheese)
For a cheddar to be considered mature, it must age for about nine months.Para que se considere un queso cheddar curado, debe añejarse por unos nueve meses.
3. (beverage)
a. añejo
A mature whiskey must be stored in glass so the flavor will not change any further.Un whisky maduro se debe almacenar en vidrio para que el sabor no cambie más.
b. de crianza
There is usually sediment visible in the bottom of the bottle of a mature wine.Normalmente, hay sedimento visible al fondo de la botella de un vino de crianza.
4. (finance)
a. vencido
My uncle cashed in all of his mature bonds last week.Mi tío canjeó todos sus bonos vencidos la semana pasada.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to fully develop)
a. madurar
My nephew seems to have matured ten years in the year he studied in France.Mi sobrino parece haber madurado diez años en el año que estudió en Francia.
6. (finance)
a. vencer
This loan will mature in 15 years.Este préstamo vencerá en 15 años.
7. (beverage)
a. añejarse
As wine matures it changes, but it doesn't always improve.Cuando el vino se añeja cambia, pero no siempre mejora.
8. (culinary)
a. curarse
These are perfect conditions for a cheese to mature.Estas condiciones son perfectas para que el queso se cure.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (beverage)
a. añejar
We use white oak barrels to mature our whiskey.Usamos barriles de roble blanco para añejar nuestro whisky.
10. (culinary)
a. curar
They mature the cheese in a clean room kept at a constant 15 degrees celsius.Curan el queso en una habitación limpia que se mantiene a una temperatura constante de 15 grados centígrados.
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mature
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (person)
a. maduro(a)
2. (wine)
a. de crianza
3. (cheese)
a. curado(a)
4. (university) (United Kingdom)
a.
mature student≃ estudiante mayor de veinticinco años
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (general)
a. madurar
6. (wine)
a. criar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (person)
a. madurar
8. (wine)
a. envejecer, criarse
9. (finance)
a. vencer (investment)
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mature [məˈtjʊəʳ]
adjective
maturer (comparative)maturest (superlative)
1 (emotionally) maduro
she's very mature for her age es muy madura para su edad
2 (physically) [+animal, plant] adulto
to be physically mature estar desarrollado; of mature years de edad madura
3 [+wine, whisky] añejo; [+cheese] curado
4 (Economics) [+insurance policy, investment] vencido
intransitive verb
1 [+person] (emotionally) madurar; [+child, young animal] (physically) desarrollarse
he had matured and quietened down considerably girls mature about the end of their twelfth year
she had matured into a self-possessed young woman se había convertido en una joven dueña de sí misma; her style had not yet matured su estilo aún no había madurado
she has matured a great deal as an artist
2 [+wine, whisky] añejarse; [+cheese] curarse
3 (Economics) [+insurance policy, investment] vencer
transitive verb
[+wine, whisky] añejar; [+cheese] curar
traditionally, this whisky is matured in old wood hams improve with maturing
modifier
mature student (n) estudiante (m) mayor
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