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maturate

Verb

1 develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast" [syn: mature, grow]
2 grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce" [syn: senesce, age, get on, mature]
3 ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering" [syn: fester, suppurate]

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English

Verb

  1. To mature
  2. to achieve suppuration

Italian

Verb

maturate
  1. Form of Second-person plural present tense, maturare
  2. Form of Second-person plural imperative, maturare#Italian|maturare
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