Definition of fruition in English:


Syllabification: fru·i·tion
Pronunciation: /fro͞oˈiSH(ə)n


1The point at which a plan or project is realized: the plans have come to fruition sooner than expected
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  • I prefer to hope for a more honest moment leading to the fruition of those dreams dreamed by those who see beyond holocaust as an everyday practice.
  • But has the incipient realignment of years past reached the fruition that Barnes's argument suggests?
  • Later, when the work had reached a certain fruition, network activity slowed.
1.1 [in singular] The realization of a plan or project: new methods will come with the fruition of that research
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  • We can see the fruition of its policy in the venture capital provisions of this bill.
  • But in another sense, academic blogging represents the fruition, not a betrayal, of the university's ideals.
  • Next Monday night was to be the fruition of all the plans they laid when they were together.
fulfillment, realization, actualization, materialization, achievement, attainment, accomplishment, resolution;
success, completion, consummation, conclusion, close, finish, perfection, maturity, maturation, ripening, ripeness;
2 literary The state or action of producing fruit.


late Middle English (in the sense 'enjoyment'): via Old French from late Latin fruitio(n-), from frui 'enjoy' (see fruit); the current senses (dating from the late 19th century) arose by association with fruit.

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