Meaning of “appreciative” in the English Dictionary

"appreciative" in British English

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appreciativeadjective

uk /əˈpriː.ʃə.tɪv/ us /əˈpriː.ʃə.t̬ɪv/
appreciatively
adverb uk /əˈpriː.ʃə.tɪv.li/ us /əˈpriː.ʃə.t̬ɪv.li/

She smiled appreciatively at him.

(Definition of “appreciative” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"appreciative" in American English

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appreciativeadjective

us /əˈpri·ʃə·t̬ɪv, -ʃi·ə-/

grateful:

An appreciative audience wildly applauded the performance.
appreciatively
adverb us /əˈpri·ʃət̬·ɪv·li, əˈprɪʃ·ət̬-/

She smiled appreciatively at him.

(Definition of “appreciative” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)