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English definition of “appreciation”

appreciation

noun [U] (INCREASE)    /əˌpriː.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/
increase in price, value, etc.: There has been little appreciation in the value of property recently.Value and price increases
(Definition of appreciation noun (INCREASE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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