(n.) = mature ; middle-aged ; ripe ; mellow ; aged. Ex: There may be conflicts between the needs of new and mature users. Ex: One day, quite a few years ago now, a middle-aged mother discovered that her teenage daughter sometimes smoked pot with her friends after school. Ex: It is undeniable that the ripest crop of unrecognised great inventors, long-lost heirs to dormant peerages, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities. Ex: This yummy and mellow fruit is full of phytonutrients, helps fight chronic disease and improves memory and learning. Ex: Ageist forms of headings like CHILDREN-MANAGEMENT (instead of the familiar and nonjudgmental CHILD-REARING) and aged (instead of SENIORS or SENIOR CITIZENS) should not be used. ---- * demasiado maduro = overripe. * estar a las duras y a las maduras = take + the bad with the good. * fruta demasiado madura = overripe fruit. * no del todo maduro = underripe. * poco maduro = underripe. * tomar las duras con las maduras = take + the bad with the good. (v.) = mature ; ripen ; mellow. Ex: As archival preservation matures, it becomes increasingly likely that the lion's share of actual preservation activity will not be carried out by a conservator. Ex: Infected fruit has elongated, slightly sunken, reddish areas or streaks, but the marks disappear as the fruit ripens. Ex: This wine has a luxurious red colour with soft and sweet notes on the nose, although the tannins will need time to mellow. ---- * sin madurar = unripened.