[ froo-ish-uhn ]
/ fruˈɪʃ ən /


attainment of anything desired; realization; accomplishment: After years of hard work she finally brought her idea to full fruition.
enjoyment, as of something attained or realized.
state of bearing fruit.

Origin of fruition

1375–1425; late Middle English fruicioun < Late Latin fruitiōn- (stem of fruitiō) enjoyment, equivalent to Latin fruit(us) (variant of frūctus; see fruit) + -iōn- -ion

Related forms

non·fru·i·tion, nounself-fru·i·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for fruition


/ (fruːˈɪʃən) /


the attainment or realization of something worked for or desired; fulfilment
enjoyment of this
the act or condition of bearing fruit

Word Origin for fruition

C15: from Late Latin fruitiō enjoyment, from Latin fruī to enjoy
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