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appreciation

  • 1 appréciation — [ apresjasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1389; bas lat. appretiatio → apprécier 1 ♦ Action d apprécier, de déterminer le prix, la valeur de qqch. ⇒ estimation, évaluation. L appréciation du tableau par l expert. Par ext. Une fausse appréciation de la distance. 2… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 appreciation — I (increased value) noun accrual, accruement, accumulation, added monetary worth, addition, advance in worth, gain, gain in worth, growth, growth in value, increase, increased price, increment, realization, rise, rise in value II (perception)… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Appreciation — Ap*pre ci*a tion, n. [Cf. F. appr[ e]ciation.] 1. A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence. [1913 Webster] 2. Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Appreciation — is a term used in accounting relating to the increase in value of an asset. In this sense it is the reverse of depreciation, which measures the fall in value of assets over their normal life time.Appreciation is a rise of a currency in a floating …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 appréciation — APPRÉCIATION. s. f. Estimation de la valeur d une chose. Appréciation juste, raisonnable. C est un tel qui en a fait l appréciation …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 6 appreciation — (n.) c.1600 (with an isolated use from c.1400), from Anglo Fr. appreciation, noun of action from O.Fr. apprécier (14c.), from L.L. appretiare estimate the quality of (see APPRECIATE (Cf. appreciate)). Generally with a sense of high estimation… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 appreciation — noun 1 understanding and enjoyment of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, great, real ▪ aesthetic ▪ art, music ▪ new …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 appreciation — Increase in the value of an asset. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A rise in a currency s value. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * appreciation ap‧pre‧ci‧a‧tion [əˌpriːʆiˈeɪʆn] noun [uncountable] 1. FINANCE an increase in the value of… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 appreciation — [[t]əpri͟ːʃie͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] appreciations 1) N SING: also no det, oft N of n Appreciation of something is the recognition and enjoyment of its good qualities. ...an investigation into children s understanding and appreciation of art... Brian… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 appreciation — n. 1) to demonstrate, display, show one s appreciation for 2) to express; feel appreciation 3) deep, keen, sincere appreciation 4) in appreciation of (he did this in appreciation of the help that he had received) * * * [ə priːʃɪ eɪʃ(ə)n] display… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 appreciation — ap|pre|ci|a|tion [əˌpri:ʃiˈeıʃən] n 1.) [U] pleasure you feel when you realize something is good, useful, or well done appreciation of ▪ It helps children to develop an appreciation of poetry and literature. 2.) [U] a feeling of being grateful… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 appréciation — (a pré si a sion) s. f. 1°   Action de déterminer le prix d une chose. Appréciation d une propriété. 2°   Fig. L appréciation du mérite d un homme. L appréciation du vrai. Ce qui est soumis à l appréciation de l oreille. Grâce à une délicate… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 appreciation — ap|pre|ci|a|tion [ ə,priʃi eıʃn ] noun ** 1. ) singular or uncount pleasure in understanding something that is good or beautiful: We share an appreciation of music. a ) count a speech or piece of writing about someone, praising their good… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 appreciation — noun 1 (U) pleasure you feel when you realize something is good, useful, or well done 2 show sb your appreciation to show someone that you are grateful for something they have done: To show our appreciation for all your hard work, we d like to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 appreciation — noun 1) he showed his appreciation Syn: gratitude, thanks, gratefulness, thankfulness, recognition, sense of obligation Ant: ingratitude 2) her appreciation of literature Syn: valuing …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 appreciation — appreciational, adj. /euh pree shee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. gratitude; thankful recognition: They showed their appreciation by giving him a gold watch. 2. the act of estimating the qualities of things and giving them their proper value. 3. clear… …

    Universalium

  • 17 appreciation — noun /əˈpɹiː.ʃiːˌeɪ.ʃən,ʌ.pɹɪ.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/ a) A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence. His foreboding showed his appreciation of Henrys character. mdash;J. R. Green. b) Accurate perception; true… …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 APPRÉCIATION — s. f. Estimation de la valeur d une chose. Appréciation juste, raisonnable. C est un tel qui en a fait l appreciation …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 APPRÉCIATION — n. f. Action d’apprécier. Appréciation juste, raisonnable. C’est un tel qui en a fait l’appréciation. Les appréciations de la critique …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 20 Appreciation — An increase in the value of an asset over time. The increase can occur for a number of reasons including increased demand or weakening supply, or as a result of changes in inflation or interest rates. This is the opposite of depreciation, which… …

    Investment dictionary