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fruit

noun  /frut/ us  

fruit noun (PLANT PART)

[C/U] an edible and usually sweet product of a plant or tree that contains seeds or a pit (= large hard seed): [C] We eat a lot of fruits and vegetables at our house. [U] I usually eat a piece of fresh fruit with my lunch. biology [C/U] Fruit is also the part of a plant that contains the seed from which a new plant can grow.

fruit noun (RESULT)

[C usually pl] the result of work or actions, esp. if pleasant or successful: The fruits of economic growth are starting to make a difference in the lives of many workers.
(Definition of fruit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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