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fruition

[ froo-ish-uhn ]
/ fruˈɪʃ ən /
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noun
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.
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM fruition

non·fru·i·tion, nounself-fru·i·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fruition

fruition
/ (fruːˈɪʃən) /

noun
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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