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mature

US [məˈtʃʊr]
UK [məˈtʃʊə(r)]
  • v.成熟;长成;(情感和认识)成熟;有判断力
  • adj.明白事理的;成熟的;像成人似的;发育完全的
  • Web麦卓;到期;成年人的
Comparative Degree:maturer  Superlative:maturest  Simple Present:matures  Present Participle:maturing  Past Tense:matured  
mature
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adj.
明智sensible
1.
明白事理的;成熟的;像成人似的behaving in a sensible way, like an adult
Jane is very mature for her age.
简年龄不大,却很成熟。
a mature and sensible attitude
一副深谙世事的态度
成熟fully grown
2.
成熟的;发育完全的fully grown and developed
sexually mature
性成熟的
a mature oak/eagle/elephant
成熟的橡树;成年的鹰╱象
葡萄酒;干酪wine/cheese
3.
发酵成熟的;酿成的developed over a period of time to produce a strong, rich flavour
不再年轻no longer young
4.
(礼貌或幽默的说法)成年的,不再年轻的used as a polite or humorous way of saying that sb is no longer young
clothes for the mature woman
成年妇女的服装
a man of mature years
中年男人
艺术作品work of art
5.
成熟的;技艺精湛的;创作于晚年的created late in an artist's life and showing great understanding and skill
保险单insurance policy
6.
到期(应该支付)的ready to be paid
IDM
on mature reflection/consideration
经过深思熟虑;经过审慎考虑after thinking about sth carefully and for a long time
v.
成熟become fully grown
1.
[i]
成熟;长成to become fully grown or developed
This particular breed of cattle matures early.
这一品种的牛发育成熟快。
Technology in this field has matured considerably over the last decade.
这一领域的技术经过过去十年的发展已经相当完善。
变得明智become sensible
2.
[i]
(情感和认识)成熟;有判断力to develop emotionally and start to behave like a sensible adult
He has matured a great deal over the past year.
经过过去这一年,他成熟了许多。
提高技能develop skill
3.
[i]
~ (into sth)
使(技能或素质)成熟;充分发展to fully develop a particular skill or quality
She has matured into one of the country's finest actresses.
她已经成长为这个国家一位最优秀的演员。
葡萄酒;干酪wine/cheese
4.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
酿成;制成;发酵成熟if wine, cheese, etc.matures oris matured , it develops over a period of time to produce a strong, rich flavour
保险单insurance policy
5.
[i]
到期(应付款)to reach the date when it must be paid

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