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frooh i shuhn

  • n  the condition of bearing fruit
  • n  enjoyment derived from use or possession
  • n  something that is made real or concrete

  • The effort took several years to come to fruition, while Microsoft continued to entrench its Web browser dominance.
  • Yet his own life was a constant scramble for livelihood and influence, he spent much of his time in exile, and almost none of his cherished schemes came near to fruition.
  • The deal never came to fruition, but Abramoff was prescient about the profit potential of adding luxury liners to a disaster effort: FEMA tried a similar scheme after Hurricane .
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  • Field of dreams: New Hancock College ballpark bigger, better
    Hancock College athletic director Kim Ensing saw years of work come to fruition last Saturday.
    June 16, 2013 - The Adobe Press
  • A hot topic once again
    (Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series examining the history of El Portal and the Riverdrive Mall, downtown projects that never came to full fruition. City leaders announced Wednesday that the old mall will be demolished, replaced with a new retail outlet center.)
    June 16, 2013 - Laredo Morning Times
  • Ocean Alliance opens at old paint factory on Gloucester Harbor
    After years of research, fundraising and renovation, Iain Kerr's vision has come to fruition. Ocean Alliance held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 31 to celebrate the official opening of the organization’s new headquarters in the former Tarr and Wonson Paint Manufactory site on Rocky Neck.
    June 15, 2013 - The Cape Ann Beacon

  • Rick Pitino in
    We've sat here in other years when we were in Conference USA,Pitino recalled, "thinking we deserved a number two or three seed when it didn't come to fruition, so this is very exciting for our team."
  • Michael Griffin in Los Angeles Times
    Obviously a huge day,NASA Administrator Michael Griffin said, for all of the space station partners "and really for all the people who hope to see space station come to fruition and do what it was designed to do."
  • Joe Gibbs in Boston Globe
    I think we've got a lot of pieces in place,Gibbs said. "I personally want to be a part of that. I want to see it finished. ...... Our fans deserve championships. I want to be a part of seeing that come to fruition."

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