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1. maturation

noun. ['ˌmætʃɝˈeɪʃən, ˌmætʃʊˈreɪʃən'] coming to full development; becoming mature.

Synonyms

  • ripening
  • biological process
  • organic process

Antonyms

  • nonproliferation
  • fauna
  • incoherence
  • discontinuity

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • maturate (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Maturation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word maturation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Vodka is an pretty easy spirit to make, as it requires no aging or maturation.

2. maturation

noun. ['ˌmætʃɝˈeɪʃən, ˌmætʃʊˈreɪʃən'] (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level.

Synonyms

  • cainogenesis
  • gametogenesis
  • organic process
  • life cycle
  • habit
  • palingenesis
  • psychosexual development
  • proliferation
  • vegetation
  • caenogenesis
  • cohesion
  • florescence
  • apposition
  • angiogenesis
  • virilisation
  • psychogenesis
  • development
  • germination
  • suppression
  • leafing
  • odontiasis
  • cytogeny
  • masculinization
  • virilization
  • sprouting
  • neurogenesis
  • masculinisation
  • infructescence
  • fructification
  • myelinization
  • recapitulation
  • teething
  • juvenescence
  • gastrulation
  • growth
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • growing
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • decrease
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • maturate (English)

3. maturation

noun. ['ˌmætʃɝˈeɪʃən, ˌmætʃʊˈreɪʃən'] (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • festering
  • activity
  • bodily function
  • suppuration

Antonyms

  • ovulation
  • anabolism
  • development
  • undress

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • maturate (English)
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