Bedeutung von “appreciation” im Essential American English Dictionary

appreciation

noun [ no plural ] us /əˌpri·ʃiˈeɪ·ʃən/

an understanding of how good something or someone is:

His appreciation of art increased as he grew older.

a feeling of being grateful for something:

To show our appreciation, we bought you a little present.

(Definition von “appreciation” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)