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appreciation

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2 acknowledgment of having received something good from another
  • if you can do that, you'll have our heartfelt appreciation

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3 the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something
  • a course intended to give students an appreciation of abstract art

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The first known use of appreciation was in 1604

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“Appreciation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appreciation. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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