Definition of fruition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//fruˈɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//fruˈɪʃn//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the successful result of a plan, a process or an activity After months of hard work, our plans finally came to fruition. His extravagant ideas were never brought to fruition. Their efforts came to fruition many years later. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘enjoyment’): via Old French from late Latin fruitio(n-), from frui ‘enjoy’, related to fruges ‘fruits of the earth’, plural (and most common form) of frux, frug- ‘fruit’; the current senses (dating from the late 19th cent.) arose by association with fruit.
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