For Giannini, it was maturity made plain in the bright light of day.
(5) Adjust interest and maturity on loans so monthly payment does not exceed 30 percent of income.
Life would be incredibly different if maturity reached its peak at 18—who would want to be that age forever?
early 15c., "maturity of character;" mid-15c., "ripeness," from Middle French maturité and directly from Latin maturitatem (nominative maturitas) "ripeness," from maturus "ripe" (see mature (v.)). Financial sense "state of being due for payment" is from 1815.
maturity ma·tu·ri·ty (mə-tyur'ĭ-tē, -tur'-, -chur'-)
The state or quality of being fully grown or developed.
The state or quality of being mature.