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Mature

To cease to exist; to expire.

Maturity

The time when the issuer of a bond or other debt security must repay the principal or when a borrower must repay a loan in full. For example, if a company issues $1 million in bonds with a maturity of 10 years, the company must repay $1 million to bondholders 10 years after the issue. The amount owed at maturity is usually the same as the debt or loan's face value. After maturity, the loan or debt ceases to exist, assuming all parties have fulfilled their obligations. See also: Expiration.
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Visitors are expected from far and wide to one of the most prestigious events in the foodie calendar, attracted by the opportunity to indulge in the very best of British food & drink - from the ripest Stilton to the maturest Cheddar, the finest chutneys to the sauciest pies, plus an impressive array of beers, ciders, perry and wines.
Each half is subdivided a further three times into an introductory section, followed by consideration of a few preliminary examples, and finally the major case studies: Herder and Wilhelm von Humboldt as trailblazers and Kunst und Altertum and Faust II as receptacles of Goethe's maturest thought.
No wonder this is Blue's maturest album to date and also their best.