English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fruit /fru:t/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (số nhiều) thu hoạch, lợi tức
- (kinh thánh) con cái
- fruit of the womb: con cái
+the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
+the consequence of some effort or action
+an amount of a product
+cause to bear fruit
Advanced English Dictionary
Often, fruits. product(s), result(s), revenue(s), outgrowth, outcome, consequence(s), return(s), advantage(s), benefit(s), profit(s), emolument, payment, income, compensation, recompense, desert(s):
He didn't live to enjoy the fruit of his work.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C, U] the part of a plant that consists of a stone/pit or seeds and flesh, can be eaten as food and usually tastes sweet: tropical fruits, such as bananas and pineapples + Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. + fruit juice + fruit trees
See also - DRIED FRUIT, FIRST FRUIT, SOFT FRUIT
2 [C] (technical) a part of a plant or tree that is formed after the flowers have died and in which seeds develop
3 [C, usually pl.] (literary) all the natural things that the earth produces
Idioms: the fruit / fruits of sth the good results of an activity or a situation: to enjoy the fruits of your labours (= the rewards for your hard work) + The book is the fruit of years of research.
more at BEAR v., FORBIDDEN
+ verb [V] (technical) (of a tree or plant) to produce fruit
1 part of a plant
fresh | ripe, unripe | rotten | candied, crystallized, dried | canned, tinned | exotic, tropical | citrus
citrus fruits such as limes and lemons
Finish the meal with a piece of fresh fruit.
VERB + FRUIT
eat, have | bear
The crab apple bears a small, bitter fruit.
| pick | core, peel, prepare
FRUIT + NOUN
tree | juice, salad 2 the fruits
VERB + FRUIT
Their work left them enough time to enjoy the fruits of their success.
He was now reaping the fruits of all his hard work.
the first fruits of sth
the first fruits of the government's health campaign
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