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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.
See also: mature, on, reflection

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.
See also: mature, of, year

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.
See also: mature, of, year

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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For this analysis, we estimate the current value of properties with maturing loans by capitalizing recent NOI with a recent cap rate.
The Guaranteed Investment ISA will enable savers to re-invest up to pounds 9,000 from a maturing Tessa and up to pounds 3,000 from their tax-free ISA allowance for 2000/2001.
As an example, TSB Scotland are offering a fixed-rate TESSA which offers a guaranteed return of pounds 12,850 for investors reinvesting pounds 9000 from a maturing TESSA.
$1,250 million of 2.950% senior notes maturing in 2027
--Series 2011 maturing on July 1, 2019 at 'Asf'; Outlook Stable;
BEIRUT: Frasabank, Byblos and HSBC banks succeeded Wednesday in marketing government Eurobonds, in a move intended to roll over the maturing bonds in foreign currency, sources said.
The investigators suggested that personal conservatism may be less helpful to highly mature girls because it would block the questioning process that is part of developing one's religiosity "Sexually maturing girls with depression, or at high risk for depression, might benefit from facilitation of this religious individuation process."
It's obvious that organs maturing in a developing embryo need new blood vessels that will supply oxygen and other vital molecules.
Now the 35-year-old investor is using the proceeds from maturing bonds to buy individual stocks.
Moreover, the ministry said it will auction three-year treasury bonds (maturing in June2022) worth LE 2 billion, five-year bonds (maturing in April 2024) worth LE 1.75 billion, seven-year bonds (maturing in April 2026) for LE 1.5 billion, and ten -year bonds (maturing in May 2029) at LE 1.25 billion.
In the Qatari credit space, sovereigns maturing between 2019 and 2046 recorded weekly price decreases of up to 0.97 pt.
The notes are being issued in five tranches: $1.25 billion of 5-year notes bearing interest at a fixed rate of 2.70% per year and maturing on November 15, 2020; $1.25 billion of 7-year notes bearing interest at a fixed rate of 3.375% per year and maturing on November 15, 2022; $2 billion of 10-year notes bearing interest at a fixed rate of 3.80% per year and maturing on November 15, 2025; $1 billion of 20-year notes bearing interest at a fixed rate of 4.85% per year and maturing on November 15, 2035; and $2 billion of 30-year notes bearing interest at a fixed rate of 5.00% per year and maturing on November 15, 2045.
The notes comprise totally of USD14m 2.46% series X senior unsecured notes that will mature in 3 years; USD20m 2.91% series Y notes that will mature in 5 years; USD15m 3.39% series Z notes maturing in 7 years; USD15m 3.56% series AA notes maturing in 8 years; USD35m 3.77% series BB notes maturing in 9 years; and USD76m 3.95% series CC notes that mature in 10 years.
Summary: BEIRUT: Lebanon hired Credit Suisse Group AG and Bank of Beirut SAL to help sell $700 million of Eurobonds to refinance debt maturing this month, the Lebanese lender said on its website.
In the mid-1990s, researchers realized that maturing fat cells depend on cascades of biochemical signals initiated by PPAR-gamma.