appreciation

Definition

The increase in value of an asset. opposite of depreciation.

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You should always make sure to show appreciation to those who work hardest for you so they know you care.

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The school board committee wanted to show its appreciation to the long-serving principle so they gave her an award in the form of a vacation to Cancun.

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The rapid appreciation of home prices in the United States during the mid-2000s encouraged many Americans to apply for home equity loans to finance their extravagant purchases.

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