Definitions

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  • adv. In a fruitful manner; productively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fruitful manner; plenteously; abundantly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a productive way

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Examples

  • Students would have to ensure that bursaries awarded to them were used "fruitfully".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Americans face a choice as they head to the polls next Tuesday, and that choice is crystal clear: Democrats have worked tirelessly and fruitfully to bring our country back from the brink of financial ruin and to protect these most critical programs.

    Rep. Jim McDermott: So You Want to Privatize

  • The example of the atomic theory shows quite unequivocally that science can fruitfully study not only those physical objects that can be easily examined (motion of physical bodies) but also things whose existence is not at all obvious.

    Another Look

  • Olegt: The example of the atomic theory shows quite unequivocally that science can fruitfully study not only those physical objects that can be easily examined (motion of physical bodies) but also things whose existence is not at all obvious.

    Another Look

  • After a wildly successful ten episode trial run, the cable channel TBS ordered 100 episodes up front, immediately establishing it as a show that would reach enough episodes to fruitfully syndicate it.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: Keep Your "Eyes On The Prize" and "Superman" (Not That One) And More

  • The rest of this letter presents an analysis of what kinds of economic ideas your organization could fruitfully attempt to press into greater academic and policy recognition.

    Ian Fletcher: How to Think Our Way Out of Our Trade Crisis

  • By future I refer to their reason for hope in a sustainable physical climate along with economic viability and reason to expect a "homeland" i.e. habitat or planet in which they can thrive and co-exist fruitfully.

    Carol Smaldino: In The Shadows Of The Sacred: Indecent Exposure For Our Children

  • I am a fairly sane late-middle-aged woman now, and I have been studying Iyengar Yoga, steadily and fruitfully, for some 10 years.

    Elizabeth Boleman-Herring: Just Do It Because I Say So

  • He can be read quite fruitfully as a political theorist whether or not his political affiliations were problematic.

    Fr. Robert Barron on Protestantism, authority, and Cardinal Newman

  • When drinking, she realized how wounded she was, not by having people actively hurt her—but by having people not support her chance to grow fruitfully into who she needed to be.

    Eclipse

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