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1       adj   Something that is fruitful produces good and useful results.   (=productive)  
We had a long, happy, fruitful relationship..., The talks had been fruitful, but much remained to be done.     
  fruitfully      adv   ADV with v  
...taking their skills where they can be applied most fruitfully.     
2       adj   Fruitful land or trees produce a lot of crops.   (=fertile)  
...a landscape that was fruitful and lush.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    fecund, fertile, fructiferous  
2    abundant, copious, flush, plenteous, plentiful, productive, profuse, prolific, rich, spawning  
3    advantageous, beneficial, effective, gainful, productive, profitable, rewarding, successful, useful, well-spent, worthwhile  
   barren, fruitless, futile, ineffectual, infertile, pointless, scarce, sterile, unfruitful, unproductive, useless, vain  

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