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appreciate

verb /əˈpriːʃieit/
to be grateful for (something)
être reconnaissant (de)
I appreciate all your hard work.
to value (someone or something) highly
apprécier (à sa juste valeur)
Mothers are very often not appreciated.
understand; to be aware of
se rendre (bien) compte de
I appreciate your difficulties but I cannot help.
to increase in value
prendre de la valeur
My house has appreciated (in value) considerably over the last ten years.
appreciable /-ʃəbl/ adjective noticeable; considerable
appréciable
There has been an appreciable increase in house prices.
appreciably /-ʃəbli/ adverb
sensiblement
appreciation noun gratefulness I wish to show my appreciation for everything which you have done. the state of valuing or understanding something
sensibilité (à)
He has gained a deep appreciation of poetry.
the state of being aware of something
idée (de)
He has no appreciation of our difficulties.
an increase in value. a written article etc which describes the qualities of something
critique
Sheila is writing an appreciation of the new book.
appreciative /-ʃətiv/ adjective giving due thanks or praise; grateful
appréciateur
an appreciative audience.
appreciatively adverb
avec appréciation
(Definition of appreciate from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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