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fruit

noun  us   /frut/

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.
Translations of “fruit”
in Arabic فاكِهة…
in Korean 과일…
in Malaysian buah, hasil…
in French fruit…
in Turkish meyve…
in Italian frutto, frutta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物的部分, 水果, 果實…
in Russian фрукт…
in Polish owoc, owoce…
in Vietnamese quả, thành quả…
in Spanish fruta, fruto…
in Portuguese fruta…
in Thai ผลไม้, ผล…
in German die Frucht, der Ertrag…
in Catalan fruita…
in Japanese フルーツ…
in Indonesian buah, hasil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物的部分, 水果, 果实…
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