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Definition of Premature


  1. Mature or ripe before the proper time; as, the premature fruits of a hotbed.
  2. Happening, arriving, existing, or performed before the proper or usual time; adopted too soon; too early; untimely; as, a premature fall of snow; a premature birth; a premature opinion; premature decay.
  3. Arriving or received without due authentication or evidence; as, a premature report.
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Premature Translations

premature in Italian is parto prematuro, prematuro
premature in Latin is praecox
premature in Spanish is prematuro