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1. To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen. A tree may be maturated artificially. (Fuller)

2. To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).

Origin: L. Maturatus, p. P. Of maturare to make ripe, fr. Maturus ripe, mature. See Mature, &.

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