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1‘he expressed his appreciation for the large amount of work done’
gratitude, thanks, gratefulness, thankfulness, recognition, sense of obligation
2‘appreciation of literature comes only from first-hand study of the works of great writers’
valuing, respect, prizing, cherishing, treasuring, admiration, regard, esteem, high opinion
3‘he gained an appreciation of the significance of teamwork’
acknowledgement, recognition, realization, knowledge
awareness, consciousness, cognizance
sympathy, understanding, comprehension, perception, discernment
4‘the appreciation of the franc against the pound’
increase, gain, growth, rise, mounting, inflation, escalation
5‘an appreciation of the professor's life and work’
review, critique, criticism, critical analysis, commentary, write-up, notice
assessment, evaluation, judgement, rating, report
British informal crit
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