Definition of fruition in English:


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Pronunciation: /frʊˈɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 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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