Definition of fruitful in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfruːtfʊl/


1(Of a tree, plant, or land) producing much fruit; fertile: this seed will grow into a lovely fruitful tree
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  • But where to plant this potentially fruitful tree?
  • He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground, a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the wickedness of its inhabitants.
  • It was seen in the region of Dobrudja, Norteastern Bulgaria, which has always been taken as an example of fruitful land.
1.1Producing good or helpful results; productive: memoirs can be a fruitful source of information
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  • Efforts to increase protection for those on the front lines of tiger protection have proved more fruitful.
  • A lesser concentration of the form a family takes and more on what it does might prove more fruitful.
  • He just thinks looking might prove more fruitful.
1.2(Of a person) producing many offspring: and God said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply be happy, be fruitful
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  • Consequently the barren noblewoman of the tale is quick to rush to judgment against her fruitful neighbor.
  • A fruitful wife is most desirable to maintain the health of the system.
  • I have bless him and I will make him fruitful and will increase him exceedingly.



Pronunciation: /ˈfruːtfʊli/
Example sentences
  • The legible inscription gave the date of her death plus her age in years, months and days, along with cause of death, so I gained enough information to fruitfully continue my research.
  • Clay's interest in silent dating springs from his analysis of how you get groups to interact fruitfully, a critical topic in social science, especially in an age of blogging.
  • I feel that these values very fruitfully coexist.


Pronunciation: /ˈfruːtfʊlnəs/
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  • Firstly, we will have to face the fact that there are no quick fixes or short cuts to fruitfulness and productive ministry.
  • I can also see productivity and fruitfulness as a result of my labours.
  • We cook festival foods at harvest time and feed it to the waters and oceans for blessing and fruitfulness, then take more of that same produce and place it on the altars of our churches.

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