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See also: appréciation
From French appréciation. Morphologically appreciate + -ion
appreciation (countable and uncountable, plural appreciations)
- The act of appreciating.
- A fair valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence; gratitude and esteem.
- We give to you this trophy as a token of our appreciation of all your years of service.
- Accurate perception; true estimation.
- an appreciation of the difficulties before us
- an appreciation of colors
- 2014 September 16, Ian Jack, “Is this the end of Britishness”, in The Guardian:
- The English, until relatively recently, seem to have imagined “English” and “British” to be interchangeable, as if Britain was just a bigger England. Our dualism gave us a better appreciation of the nation-state we lived in, though if Britain was a “nation” as well as a “state”, where did that leave Scotland?
- 1874, John Richard Green, History of the English People, Volume I:
- His foreboding showed his appreciation of Henry's character.
- A rise in value.
- 'preciation (pronunciation spelling)
- (rise in value): depreciation
a just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence
accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors
a rise in value;—opposed to depreciation
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