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appreciation

See also: appréciation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French appréciation.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

appreciation (countable and uncountable, plural appreciations)

  1. A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.
  2. Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.
    His foreboding showed his appreciation of Henry's character. —J. R. Green.
  3. A rise in value;—opposed to depreciation.

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