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Line breaks: fru|ition
Pronunciation: /frʊˈɪʃ(ə)n

Definition of fruition in English:


[mass noun]
1The realization or fulfilment of a plan or project: the plans have come to fruition rather sooner than expected
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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.
2 literary The state or action of producing fruit: the apples in the orchards gave a suggestion of sour fruition


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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