the fruit(s) of (something)

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the fruit(s) of (something)

The desired product(s) or result(s) of an activity, effort, or situation. The fruit of the long and bitter negotiations has been a historic peace treaty that will see the end of a 50-year war. Behold, the fruits of our labor: the most advanced artificial intelligence ever created!
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the fruit(s) of something

the good results of an activity or a situation: Enjoy the fruits of your labours (= the rewards for your hard work).The book is the fruit of years of research.
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'After this I had the beautiful fruit of these trees carefully guarded by my most faithful servants; but every year, on this very night, the fruit was plucked and stolen by an invisible hand, and next morning not a single apple remained on the trees.
Empress of this fair World, resplendent EVE, Easie to mee it is to tell thee all What thou commandst, and right thou shouldst be obeyd: I was at first as other Beasts that graze The trodden Herb, of abject thoughts and low, As was my food, nor aught but food discern'd Or Sex, and apprehended nothing high: Till on a day roaving the field, I chanc'd A goodly Tree farr distant to behold Loaden with fruit of fairest colours mixt, Ruddie and Gold: I nearer drew to gaze; When from the boughes a savorie odour blow'n, Grateful to appetite, more pleas'd my sense Then smell of sweetest Fenel, or the Teats Of Ewe or Goat dropping with Milk at Eevn, Unsuckt of Lamb or Kid, that tend thir play.
Of the Fruit Of each Tree in the Garden we may eate, But of the Fruit of this fair Tree amidst The Garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eate Thereof, nor shall ye touch it, least ye die.
O EVE, in evil hour thou didst give care To that false Worm, of whomsoever taught To counterfet Mans voice, true in our Fall, False in our promis'd Rising; since our Eyes Op'nd we find indeed, and find we know Both Good and Evil, Good lost and Evil got, Bad Fruit of Knowledge, if this be to know, Which leaves us naked thus, of Honour void, Of Innocence, of Faith, of Puritie, Our wonted Ornaments now soild and staind, And in our Faces evident the signes Of foul concupiscence; whence evil store; Even shame, the last of evils; of the first Be sure then.
A principal fruit of friendship, is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.
It is a strange thing to observe, how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit of friendship, whereof we speak: so great, as they purchase it, many times, at the hazard of their own safety and greatness.
But one thing is most admirable (wherewith I will conclude this first fruit of friendship), which is, that this communicating of a man's self to his friend, works two contrary effects; for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in halves.
The second fruit of friendship, is healthful and sovereign for the understanding, as the first is for the affections.
Add now, to make this second fruit of friendship complete, that other point, which lieth more open, and falleth within vulgar observation; which is faithful counsel from a friend.
While these interesting birds were cooking, Ned prepared the fruit of the bread-tree.
On every side were forests of banana; the fruit of which, though serving for food in various ways, lay in heaps decaying on the ground.
[UKPRwire, Sat Aug 10 2019] Coffea Arabica, the fruit of the coffee plant, has high phytonutrient and phenolic antioxidant content and is a beneficial food ingredient.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 09 2019] Coffea Arabica, the fruit of the coffee plant, has high phytonutrient and phenolic antioxidant content and is a beneficial food ingredient.
In cucumbers, ten expansin genes were isolated and cloned from differential tissues: CsEXP 1 and CsEXP 2 were isolated from growing cucumber hypocotyls [20]; CsEXP 3-CsEXP 9 were found in cucumber root tissues; and CsEXP 10 was isolated from young cucumber fruits after pollination, which showed differential expression patterns in roots, stems, leaves, and young fruit of cucumbers [21].
Attack of insect pest in post-harvest fruit of citrus is a very difficult problem specially at that place where fruits of citrus are needed to be stored.