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of mature years

euphemism Old. I used to despise the idea of tour buses while traveling, but now that I'm of mature years, it sounds so appealing to have all that planning taken care of by someone else. We have a neighbor of mature years who is particularly sensitive to loud sounds, so if you don't mind, please turn the volume down.
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on mature consideration

After having given something careful consideration over an appropriately long period of time. On mature consideration, I realize now that my comments during the debate may have been hurtful to some citizens, and for that I apologize unreservedly. Many new homeowners are now, on mature consideration, beginning to wonder whether they made a worthwhile investment.
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on mature reflection

After having given something careful consideration over an appropriately long period of time. On mature reflection, I realize now that my comments during the debate may have been hurtful to some citizens, and for that I apologize unreservedly. Many new homeowners are now, on mature reflection, beginning to wonder whether they made a worthwhile investment.
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of mature years

Euph. old. My employer is a man of mature years. The professor, a woman of mature years, is planning to retire at the end of the school term.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

on mature reˈflection/consideˈration

(formal) after thinking about something carefully and for a long time: He wanted to ban his staff from using the Internet at work, but on mature reflection he decided that this would not be good for morale.
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