Meaning of “bear fruit” in the English Dictionary

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"bear fruit" in British English

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bear fruit

formal

C2 If something that someone does bears fruit, it produces successful results:

Eventually her efforts bore fruit and she got the job she wanted.

(Definition of “bear fruit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bear fruit" in American English

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bear fruit

to be successful especially after a lot of work or effort:

Some of their research is now bearing fruit, and the results are interesting.

(Definition of “bear fruit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)