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fru·i·tion  audio  (fr-shn) KEY 

NOUN:
  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.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English fruicioun, from Old French fruicion, from Late Latin fruiti, fruitin-, enjoyment, from Latin fruitus, past participle of fru, to enjoy


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