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From Middle English fruitefull, equivalent to fruit +‎ -ful. Compare Dutch vruchtvol, German fruchtvoll, Swedish fruktfull.

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fruitful (comparative more fruitful, superlative most fruitful)

  1. Favourable to the growth of fruit or useful vegetation; fertile; not barren.
  2. Being productive in any sense; yielding benefits.
    The extra work in the office turned out to be fruitful after all - I got promoted

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