Definition Of appreciation


a full understanding of a situation.

they have an appreciation of the needs of users

increase in monetary value.

the appreciation of the franc against the dollar

the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.

I smiled in appreciation

Example Of appreciation

  • a full appreciation of the professor's life and work will be published in the Scotsman tomorrow

  • A Middlesbrough fan with a nice line in gags, he has also written a cultural history of Belgium and an appreciation of country fairs in the north of England.

  • A sensitive, attentive audience greeted her performance with smiles of appreciation .

  • Adults smiled in appreciation as a five-year-old berated her nine-year-old brother for cycling without his safety helmet.

  • And I think it's part of all our responsibilities to give something back and to show our appreciation .

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