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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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In characterizing the essence of Saba's poetry at its best and maturest, Solmi talks about "il tono del tutto umiliato e prosastico, privo di qualsiasi sonorita eloquente e letteraria, di cio che nel Saba permane al di sotto del canto, elemento greggio e pura materia.
In addition, the man's own needs immediately become second to the infant's, a difficulty that the maturest of fathers have trouble managing at times.
The newest release confirms SuSE Linux as one of the maturest operating systems for enterprise-level operations.