Maturer Ma*tur"er, n. One who brings to maturity. [1913 Webster]

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  • maturer — ● maturer verbe transitif Procéder à la maturation d un alliage léger. maturer [matyʀe] v. tr. ÉTYM. Fin XVe, en méd., « faire aboutir, rendre mûr (un abcès) »; repris en 1874 (in Littré, Suppl.); lat. maturare « faire mûrir », de maturus « mûr » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Maturer — Mature Ma*ture , a. [Compar. {Maturer}; superl. {Maturest}.] [L. maturus; prob. akin to E. matin.] [1913 Webster] 1. Brought by natural process to completeness of growth and development; fitted by growth and development for any function, action,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maturer — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ma tu ré) v. a. Soumettre les tabacs reçus dans les magasins à un traitement qui les prépare aux différents emplois. Les manutentions dans les magasins ont pour but de faire disparaître l excédant d eau, d… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • maturer —    fatter    The language of those who seek to sell clothes to older women, who generally have put on weight and acquired a maturer figure …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • maturer — ma·ture || mÉ™ tjÊŠÉ™(r) v. cause to ripen; cause to develop fully; ripen, age, grow up; reach full maturity; develop; due for payment; work out (a plan) completely, perfect adj. ripe; full grown, adult; fully developed; based on careful… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maturer — erratum …   Anagrams dictionary

  • maturer — ma·tur·er …   English syllables

  • maturer — məˈtu̇rə(r), mə.ˈtyu̇ sometimes məˈchu̇ noun ( s) : one that brings something to maturity …   Useful english dictionary

  • erratum — maturer …   Anagrams dictionary

  • mysticism — /mis teuh siz euhm/, n. 1. the beliefs, ideas, or mode of thought of mystics. 2. a doctrine of an immediate spiritual intuition of truths believed to transcend ordinary understanding, or of a direct, intimate union of the soul with God through… …   Universalium

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