appreciation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French appréciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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Related terms[edit]

appreciate