noun \frü-ˈi-shən\

: the state of being real or complete

Full Definition of FRUITION

:  pleasurable use or possession :  enjoyment
a :  the state of bearing fruit
b :  realization

Examples of FRUITION

  1. <when she landed the lead in a Broadway play, a lifelong dream was brought to fruition>
  2. These were dreams of long standing that had finally come to fruition … —Nicholas Fraser, Harper's, September 1996

Origin of FRUITION

Middle English fruicioun, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French fruicion, from Late Latin fruition-, fruitio, from Latin frui (see 1fruit)
First Known Use: 15th century


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