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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishappreciationap‧pre‧ci‧a‧tion /əˌpriːʃiˈeɪʃən/ ●●○ AWL noun  1 [uncountable]THANK pleasure you feel when you realize something is good, useful, or well doneappreciation of It helps children to develop an appreciation of poetry and literature.2 [uncountable]THANK a feeling of being grateful for something someone has doneshow/express your appreciation The chairman asked me to express our appreciation of all your hard work. He was presented with a watch in appreciation of his long service.3 [countable, uncountable]KNOW somebody an understanding of the importance or meaning of somethingappreciation of a realistic appreciation of the situation4 [singular, uncountable]VALUE a rise in value, especially of land or possessions opp depreciation an appreciation of 50% in property values
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appreciationThere has been an appreciation of 50% in property values.The beginnings of an appreciation of complex numbers came about with the work of Gerolamo Cardano.Murphy teaches classes in art appreciation to young children.The omission of these chapters will not detract from your general appreciation of homoeopathy.As Lynn got older, her appreciation for her hometown grew.To show his appreciation of her kindness he sent her some flowers.He slobbered over her foot in appreciation.In appreciation of Mr Mainwaring's years of service, the company presented him with a gold watch.Show my appreciation of what you do for me?We'd like you to accept this gift as a small token of our appreciation.The first is, yes, to show appreciation and respect - which various people require in varying degrees.Use a combination of suggestion, appreciation of their difficulties, praise for his efforts and pleasure at their success.When the dollar rises, yen-based investors benefit from both the appreciation of their investment and the currency.appreciation ofManagement does not have a realistic appreciation of the situation.in appreciation ofTheo, we'd like to invite you to dinner in appreciation of your hard work this week.Apparently it's in appreciation of my success at the club - and commitment to the job!O'Hara, on behalf of the company, spoke a few words in appreciation of Meredith.
From Longman Business Dictionaryappreciationap‧pre‧ci‧a‧tion /əˌpriːʃiˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]1FINANCEan increase in the value of somethingThere has been a sharp appreciation in the share prices of US companies. capital appreciation2FINANCE an increase in the value of one currency compared to other currenciesHe estimated that currency appreciation cost the company £700,000 last year.appreciation againstthe appreciation of sterling against the dollar
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