fruition


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fru·i·tion

 (fro͞o-ĭsh′ən)
n.
1. Realization of something desired or worked for; accomplishment: labor finally coming to fruition.
2. Enjoyment derived from use or possession.
3. The condition of bearing fruit.

[Middle English fruicioun, from Old French fruicion, from Late Latin fruitiō, fruitiōn-, enjoyment, from Latin fruitus, past participle of fruī, to enjoy.]

fruition

(fruːˈɪʃən)
n
1. the attainment or realization of something worked for or desired; fulfilment
2. enjoyment of this
3. the act or condition of bearing fruit
[C15: from Late Latin fruitiō enjoyment, from Latin fruī to enjoy]

fru•i•tion

(fruˈɪʃ ən)

n.
1. attainment of anything desired; realization: to bring an idea to fruition.
2. enjoyment, as of something attained or realized.
3. the state of bearing fruit.
[1375–1425; late Middle English fruicioun < Late Latin fruitiō enjoyment, derivative of Latin fruī; see fruit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fruition - the condition of bearing fruit
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.fruition - enjoyment derived from use or possession
enjoyment, use - (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
3.fruition - something that is made real or concrete; "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition

fruition

fruition

noun
The condition of being fulfilled:
Translations
تَحْقيق الآمال
splněníuskutečnění
virkeliggørelse
uppfylling
gerçekleşme

fruition

[fruːˈɪʃən] N [of plan etc] → cumplimiento m
to bring to fruitionrealizar
to come to fruition [hope] → cumplirse; [plan] → realizarse, dar resultado

fruition

[fruˈɪʃən] n
to come to fruition → se réaliserfruit juice njus m de fruit

fruition

n (of aims, plans, ideas)Erfüllung f, → Verwirklichung f; to come to fruitionsich verwirklichen; to bring something to fruitionetw verwirklichen

fruition

[fruːˈɪʃn] n to come to fruition (frm) → realizzarsi

fruit

(fruːt) noun
1. the part of a plant that produces the seed, especially when eaten as food. The fruit of the vine is the grape.
2. a result; something gained as a result of hard work etc. the fruit of his hard work.
verb
to produce fruit. This tree fruits early.
ˈfruitful adjective
producing (good) results. a fruitful meeting.
fruition (fruˈiʃən) noun
an actual result; the happening of something that was thought of, hoped for etc. Her dreams came to fruition.
ˈfruitless adjective
useless; with no results. a fruitless attempt.
ˈfruitlessly adverb
ˈfruity adjective
of or like fruit. a fruity taste; a fruity drink.

fruit is a collective noun taking a singular verb: Fruit is good for you ; The tree bears fruit (not fruits ).
The plural fruits is used in talking about different types of fruit: oranges, mangoes and other fruits .
References in classic literature ?
The fruition of the year had come and the night should have been fine with a moon in the sky and the crisp sharp promise of frost in the air, but it wasn't that way.
The day he arrived in Heidelberg he enrolled his name on the college books, and was so elated with the fact that his dearest hope had found fruition and he was actually a student of the old and renowned university, that he set to work that very night to celebrate the event by a grand lark in company with some other students.
While arranging my hair, I looked at my face in the glass, and felt it was no longer plain: there was hope in its aspect and life in its colour; and my eyes seemed as if they had beheld the fount of fruition, and borrowed beams from the lustrous ripple.
Let us leave this God of Pointland to the ignorant fruition of his omnipresence and omniscience: nothing that you or I can do can rescue him from his self-satisfaction.
I have, during those five-and-twenty years, spared no pains to understand the people of France and the interests which were confided to me; and now, when I see the fruition of my wishes almost within reach, the power I hold in my hands bursts, and shatters me to atoms
From the offing the open estuary promises every possible fruition to adventurous hopes.
No wonder her spells THEN had power; but NOW, when my course was widening, my prospect brightening; when my affections had found a rest; when my desires, folding wings, weary with long flight, had just alighted on the very lap of fruition, and nestled there warm, content, under the caress of a soft hand--why did hypochondria accost me now?
Then, indeed, it may be humbly hoped that the film which has been spread by the subtleties of earthly arguments will be dissipated by the spiritual light of Heaven; and that our hour of probation, by the aid of divine grace, being once passed in triumph, will be followed by an eternity of intelligence and endless ages of fruition.
Meanwhile, another member of the household at Castra Regis had schemes which he thought were working to fruition.
The personal fruition in any man, cannot reach to feel great riches: there is a custody of them; or a power of dole, and donative of them; or a fame of them; but no solid use to the owner.
A Gothic statue implies celibacy, just as a Greek statue implies fruition, and perhaps this was what Mr.
As the success of her plan approached more closely to fruition she became so wrapped in her efforts that she failed to note the figure of a man standing beneath a huge tree at the edge of the jungle from which he had just emerged.