Ma*tu"ri*ty (?), n. [L. maturitas: cf. F. maturit'e.]


The state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; as, the maturity of corn or of grass; maturity of judgment; the maturity of a plan.


Arrival of the time fixed for payment; a becoming due; termination of the period a note, etc., has to run.


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