Pronunciation: (mu-choor'i-tē, -toor'-, -tyoor'-, -chûr'-), [key]
1. the state of being mature; ripeness: The fruit will reach maturity in a few days.
2. full development; perfected condition: maturity of judgment; to bring a plan to maturity.
a. the state of being due.
b. the time when a note or bill of exchange becomes due.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.