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Adjective
/ˈfro͞otfəl/,
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(of a tree, a plant, or land) Producing much fruit; fertile,
  1. (of a tree, a plant, or land) Producing much fruit; fertile

  2. Producing good or helpful results; productive
    • - years of fruitful collaboration
    • - the two days of talks had been fruitful
  3. (of a person) Producing many offspring


  1. productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"
  2. (fruitfully) productively: in a productive way; "they worked together productively for two years"
  3. (fruitfulness) the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
  4. (fruitfulness) fecundity: the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination
  5. Favourable to the growth of fruit or useful vegetation; fertile; not barren; Being productive in any sense; yielding benefits
  6. (Fruitfulness) is the extent to which the acceptance of a hypothesis can positively impact scientific practice (Kuhn 1977). For instance, Thomson’s hypothesis about the existence of the electron was very fruitful and Thomson knew it would be when he proposed it. ...
  7. (Fruitfulness) In viticulture, a term used to describe the relative amount of fruit on the vine, typically per shoot.
  8. (fruitfulness) in the precision and scope of its predictions and in its ability to generate additional research lines (p. 10).
  9. fructífero; prolífico; fértil; abundante
  10. To have many children, to have an abundant harvest.