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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mat·u·ra·tion /ˌmæʧəˈreʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mat·u·ra·tion /ˌmæʧəˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mat·u·ra·tion n.  The process of bringing, or of coming, to maturity; hence, specifically, the process of suppurating perfectly; the formation of pus or matter.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: coming to full development; becoming mature [syn: ripening,
      2: (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; "he proposed an indicator of
         osseous development in children" [syn: growth, growing,
          development, ontogeny, ontogenesis] [ant: nondevelopment]
      3: (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or
         a vesicle and the discharge of pus [syn: festering, suppuration]