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fruit
American English: /frut/
British English: /fruːt/

Translation of fruit in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (collectively) I don't like fruit
    no me gusta la fruta
    different types of fruit
    distintas frutas
    distintos tipos de fruta
    a piece of fruit
    una (pieza de) fruta
    fruit grower fruit knife
    cuchillo (masculine) de fruta
    Example sentences
    • Begin to buy whole-grain products and fresh fruits and vegetables.
    • Because it contains high levels of salt, Josie should eat potassium-rich foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as drink lots of water.
    • You will be able to enjoy fresh vegetables, fruits, or sweets accompanied with a light soda or sparking water.
    1.2 countable (type)
    Example sentences
    • Every 12 h during the period of prolonged darkness, samples of young leaves, flowers, roots and fruits from two plants were harvested for analysis.
    • A wide variety of organs from various plant species were analysed: roots, stems, hypocotyls, leaves, fruits, and petioles.
    • The proportion of flowers and ovules that develop into fruits and seeds in flowering plants rarely reaches 1.
  • 2 uncountable and countable (product) the fruits of the earth the fruit(s) of his labors/of two years' research
    el fruto de su trabajo/de dos años de investigación
    to bear fruit
    dar (su) fruto
    Example sentences
    • Photography remained a private activity, the fruits of which were stored in over 150 albums - 14,500 pages of images.
    • It was their just reward last week to see the fruits of their labour come to fruition and be recognised.
    • The contest between capital and labour over the fruits of economically productive activity remains the front line struggle.

intransitive verb

  • dar fruto
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