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mature vb

: to bring to maturity [a policy matured by the death of the insured]
: to become due, payable, or enforceable
: to entitle one to immediate enjoyment of benefits [her pension right matured upon retirement] compare vest
mature adj

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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