Define: Maturity

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Definition: Maturity

Quick Summary of Maturity

The date on which a liability is due for repayment.

What is the dictionary definition of Maturity?

Dictionary Definition

  • The state of being mature, ready or ripe
  • When bodily growth has completed and/or reproduction can begin
  • countable, finance Date when payment is due


Synonyms For Maturity

mature, term, adulthood, period, deadline

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Maturity. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. February 26, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Maturity. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: February 26, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Maturity are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.