Translation of "appreciate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /əˈpriː.ʃi.eɪt/ us /əˈpriː.ʃi.eɪt/

appreciate verb (VALUE)

C2 [ T ] to understand a situation and realize that it is important

We appreciate the need for immediate action. 我們充分意識到了馬上採取行動的必要性。
[ + that ] I appreciate that it's a difficult decision for you to make. 我體會到,你作出這樣的決定有多難。
[ + question word ] I don't think you appreciate how much time I spent preparing this meal. 我覺得你沒有意識到我做這頓飯花了多少時間。
I/we appreciate...

B2 used when you are thanking someone or showing that you are grateful

We really appreciate all the help you gave us last weekend. 上週末得到你們的大力幫助,我們非常感謝。
[ + -ing verb ] I appreciate your making the effort to come. 你能撥冗前來,我深表感激。
would appreciate

B2 used when you are politely asking for something

I would appreciate it if you could let me know (= please let me know) in advance whether or not you will be coming. 如能提前告知能否前來,我將不勝感激。

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appreciate verb (INCREASE)

[ I ] to increase in value

The value of our house has appreciated by 50 percent in the last two years. 過去兩年內我們房子的價格漲了50%。
Our house has appreciated (in value) by 50 percent in the last two years. 過去兩年內我們的房子增值了50%。

(Translation of “appreciate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)