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fruit

noun
 
 
/fruːt/
A1 [C, U] something such as an apple or orange that grows on a tree or a bush, contains seeds, and can be eaten as food: dried/fresh fruit fruit juice Fruits and seeds and their parts
the fruit(s) of sth the good result of someone's work or actions: This book is the fruit of 15 years' research.Outcomes and consequences
→  See also citrus fruit , bear fruit
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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