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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.
References in classic literature ?
The words of Uncas were received with the same deep attention as those which fell from the maturer wisdom of his father; and so far from manifesting any impatience, neither spoke in reply, until a few moments of silent meditation were, seemingly, bestowed in deliberating on what had already been said.
Yet they won admiration from maturer judges than his school-fellows, and were indeed, remarkably clever, though destitute of the native warmth that might have made the snow melt beneath his hand.
His observation of Ellen was less marked, but notwithstanding the warlike and chastened expression of his eye, there was much of the homage, which man is made to pay to woman, even in the more cursory look he sometimes turned on her maturer and perhaps more animated beauty.
Literature is taking a maturer form, many injurious prejudice have been rooted up and turned into ridicule.
Freely's qualities in the maturer minds of Grimworth through the early months of his residence there.
One of their commonest notes is that of childlike delight in the mysterious joy and beauty of the world, a delight sometimes touched, it is true, as in 'The Tiger,' with a maturer consciousness of the wonderful and terrible power behind all the beauty.
Every morning we held exactly this conversation: never any more, and never any less: and yet, invariably, however far I might have been lifted out of myself over-night, and advanced towards maturer years, by Steerforth's companionship, or Mrs.
This old town of Salem -- my native place, though I have dwelt much away from it both in boyhood and maturer years -- possesses, or did possess, a hold on my affection, the force of which I have never realized during my seasons of actual residence here.
He was a fine third at Ayr last time in a race that has worked out well (runner-up won the Old Newton Cup at Haydock next time) and Sir Michael Stoute's late maturer, who has already gone up 17lb since being gelded, could well improve again going up to 2m.
"This Bonbon Rose gelding, who changed hands for [euro]30,000 at the Tattersalls Ireland Sale in June 2015, has been a late maturer and this was only his fifth start since making his debut in December 2017."
Soul Nation has been Treovr Nelson's pride and joy over the last five years, starting off with a monthly residency at London's legendary Jazz Cafe in 2013, the brand which focused on old school soul and rnb classics from the 80s / 90s and 00s for the maturer and more discerning audience, then grew to encompass residencies in Manchester, Leeds, Brighton, culminating with national tours over the last 3 years.