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mature

1. Biology
a. fully developed or differentiated
b. fully grown; adult
2. (of a river valley or land surface) in the middle stage of the cycle of erosion, characterized by meanders, maximum relief, etc.

mature

[mə′chu̇r]
(biology)
Being fully grown and developed.
Ripe.
(food engineering)
Having attained the final state of processing, as certain wines.
(geology)
Pertaining to a topography or region, and to its landforms, having undergone maximum development and accentuation of form.
Pertaining to the third stage of textural maturity of a clastic sediment.
(psychology)
Having the emotional qualities of a well-adjusted adult.
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More than three quarters (79%) of Boomers and two-thirds (67%) of Matures have non-retirement assets invested in financial products, up 22% and 12% respectively, over the past 12 months.
Instead, Baby Boomers and Matures (age 60 to 82) are much more interested in achieving/sustaining their current lifestyle and living well in retirement than GenXers are:
075 billion consisting of two tranches: a $600 million revolving credit facility that matures in 2009 and a $475 million reducing revolver that also matures in 2009.
As the neuron matures, some of these branches form stable synapses while others recede.
USD$300,000,000 2000-D, floating rate, matures 9/6/05;
As a result, there is significant opportunity for 529 plan sales based on the needs and preferences of three distinct demographic audiences: matures, baby boomers and generation X.
Previously, Elk had drawn down $2,050,000 that matures in September, 2012, $3,000,000 that matures in March, 2013 and $5,000,000 that matures in March 2014.
Proceeds from the offering will be used to reduce a portion of its term facility, which matures in April 2006.
Generation X investors - the 52 million Americans born between 1967 and 1981 - are markedly similar to Baby Boomers (age 37 - 54) and Matures (age 55 - 70) in their savings patterns and attitudes, according to a new national research study released today by New York Life Investment Management LLC (NYLIM).
The federal court released the district from state control in 1998 and the state auditor upgraded its assessment of the district's fiscal condition in 1999 to fiscal emergency status, which will continue through 2007, when the restructured debt matures.