Maturity or immaturity may refer to:
age of majority
The age of majority is the threshold of legal adulthood as recognized or declared in law. It is the moment when minors cease to be considered such and assume legal control over their persons, actions, and decisions, thus terminating the contr ...
* Maturity model
Capability Maturity Model The Capability Maturity Model (CMM) is a development model created in 1986 after a study of data collected from organizations that contracted with the U.S. Department of Defense, who funded the research. The term "maturity" relates to the degree o ...
, in software engineering, a model representing the degree of formality and optimization of processes in an organization
* Developmental age
, the age of an embryo as measured from the point of fertilization
* Mature technology
, a technology has been in use and development for long enough that most of its initial problems have been overcome
In finance, maturity or maturity date is the date on which the final payment is due on a loan or other financial instrument, such as a bond or term deposit, at which point the principal (and all remaining interest) is due to be paid.
, indicating the final date for payment of principal and interest
* Maturity (geology)
, rock, source rock, and hydrocarbon generation
* Maturity (psychological)
, the attainment of one's final level of psychological functioning and the integration of their personality into an organized whole
* Maturity (sedimentology)
, the proximity of a sedimentary deposit from its source
Sexual maturity is the capability of an organism to reproduce. In humans it might be considered synonymous with adulthood, but here puberty is the name for the process of biological sexual maturation, while adulthood is based on cultural definit ...
, the stage when an organism can reproduce, though this is distinct from adulthood
Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations. These characteristics are the expressions of genes, which are passed on from parent to offspring during reproduction. Variation ...
* Maturation (disambiguation)
* Mature (disambiguation)