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  • v. Present participle of mature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Approaching maturity


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  • Drafted into the Army, Hoenig spent what he called a maturing year in Vietnam where he rose to the rank of specialist directing artillery fire.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • The Bridge Loan bears interest at a rate of 10. 0\% per annum for a term maturing on the earlier of the initial closing date of the common share issuance to the Investor, the 90th day after the termination of the Stock Purchase Agreement or September 15, 2009. News Articles

  • Hypo Real Estate is providing collateral of 60 billion euros in loans and securities to secure the liquidity facility, which has a term maturing on Dec. 31, 2009, subject to an extension of the federal guarantee beyond March 31, the statement said.

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  • For a long time he had reasoned closely and carefully in maturing the plan that itched in his brain for fulfilment.


  • The $72 billion to be sold next week will refund $13.8 billion in maturing issues and raise about $58.2 billion, the Treasury said Wednesday.

    Treasury to Refund $72 Billion

  • ` ` The reason I'm maturing is because my quarterback is maturing, '' Burton said. - College Football - Louisiana-Monroe vs. Kentucky

  • "The proceeds of any transaction would not only result in full repayment of all short-term maturing debt facilities, but strengthen the financial position of MFS," the company said.

    MFS sees quick sale of unit

  • This is by no means just a Silicon Valley fad; rather, it represents a certain maturing of businesses 'approach to privacy.

    The Reinvention of Privacy

  • Maxwell promised money and ammunition and arms, but his heart was heavy as he listened to plans and purposes that had been long in maturing, brooded over silently and secretly, with much earnest thought, and under a solemn sense of religious duty.

    Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest

  • The term loan has a seven year term maturing in February 2019 and can be increased to $250 million through an accordion feature.


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  • Maturing is not the first way I would describe cheese, nor the second. Makes me think the cheese is going to sit and talk back or perhaps raise an eyebrow at me!

    August 23, 2011

  • My adjectival use: 'The room was full of maturing cheese.'

    August 23, 2011