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gratitude

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡræt.ɪ.tjuːd/ us    /ˈɡræt̬.ə.tuːd/ (also gratefulness)
the feeling or quality of being grateful: deep/eternal gratitude She sent them a present to show/express her gratitude. Take this as a token of my gratitude for all your help.
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