Translation of fruit in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /fruːt/


  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (collectively) fruta (feminine) 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 fruticultor, (masculine, feminine) fruit knife cuchillo (masculine) de fruta
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    • 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/numerable (type — as food) fruta (feminine); [Botany/Botánica] fruto (masculine)
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    • 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 u and c (product) fruto (masculine) the fruits of the earth los frutos de la tierra 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
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    • 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/verbo intransitivo

  • dar* fruto

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